Pew

Definition of Pew

n.1.One of the compartments in a church which are separated by low partitions, and have long seats upon which several persons may sit; - sometimes called slip. Pews were originally made square, but are now usually long and narrow.
2.Any structure shaped like a church pew, as a stall, formerly used by money lenders, etc.; a box in theater; a pen; a sheepfold.
Pew opener
an usher in a church.
- Dickens.
v. t.1.To furnish with pews.

Related Words

amen corner, anxious bench, anxious seat, booth, box, cavity, cell, cellule, chamber, compartment, crib, crypt, enclosed space, hold, hole, hollow, manger, penitent form, sedilia, stall, vault
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