Pew – meaning of the word and examples

A long wooden seat with a high back, on which a row of people sit in a church. (Cambridge Dictionary)

A compartment in the auditorium of a church providing seats for several persons. (Oxford Dictionaries)

One of the benches with backs and sometimes doors fixed in rows in a church. (Merriam – Webster)

A long bench with a back, placed in rows in the main part of some churches to seat the congregation. (Oxford Dictionaries)


Church pew.

Sitting in the pew.

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