American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A follower of the religious reformer John Huss.
- adj. Of or relating to John Huss or his religious theories.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A follower of John Huss of Bohemia, the religious reformer, who was burned in 1415. The Hussites organized themselves immediately afterward into a politico-religious party, and waged fierce civil war from 1419 to 1434, when they were overcome. They were divided in doctrine into radical and conservative sections, called
Taboritesand Calixtines; the former finally became merged with the Bohemian Brethren, and the latter partly with the Lutherans and partly with the Roman Catholics.
- n. A follower of the teachings of the Christian reformer Jan Hus.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Eccl. Hist.) A follower of John
Huss, the Bohemian reformer, who was adjudged a heretic and burnt alive in 1415.
- n. an adherent of the religious reforms of John Huss
“They disliked the alliance with the aristocracy and the clergy; they wished for universal suffrage, and recalled the Hussite traditions.”
“This question was brought to the front by the so-called Hussite movement in Bohemia.”
“Pottery relics from the Bukk, Pilin and Hallstatt cultures have been found within Silická l'adnica Ice Cave and a Hussite inscription dated to 1447 on the walls of Jasovská Cave.”
“Styling himself a “radical historian,” Joiner teaches calculus and spelling to underprivileged children at a progressive school after he quits pro football, and becomes the disciple of a fifteenth-century Hussite.”
“When the Unitarian chalice symbol was designed by Hans Deutsch in the 1940s, it was intended to reflect both the altar flames of ancient pagan Greece and the communion chalice of the Hussite movement, a Protestant group founded by Jan Hus, who gave communion in both kinds bread and wine to his congregation; previously the laity were only allowed to receive the bread.”
“From the disturbances following the Hussite movement to National-Socialism and Communism, few lands have suffered so much from the waves of European self-destruction as the Czech lands.”
“For more on religious violence and how it's obviously Islam that "has and always will advocate violence", read about the Pope and the Hussite Wars.”
“It was not until the eighteenth century that the Cistercians of Sedlec were able to commence their reconstruction in earnest, including the restoration of the Church of the Assumption, left roofless and vaultless after the Hussite wars.”
“A party of Hussite stragglers had intercepted them as they made their way toward Prague, and a stray arrow had found its mark in the Captain.”
“Angel and Louis were examining a pair of glass cabinets, behind which were contained the skulls of some of those who had died in the Hussite campaigns.”
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