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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Hus, Jan or John 1372?-1415. Czech religious reformer who was excommunicated (1409) for attacking the corruption of the clergy. His De Ecclesia questioned the authority and infallibility of the Catholic Church.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A Middle English form of house.

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  • n. Czechoslovakian religious reformer who anticipated the Reformation; he questioned the infallibility of the Catholic Church was excommunicated (1409) for attacking the corruption of the clergy; he was burned at the stake (1372-1415)

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