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pew

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noun \ˈpyü\

Simple Definition of pew

  • : one of the benches that are placed in rows in a church

Full Definition of pew

  1. 1 :  a compartment in the auditorium of a church providing seats for several persons

  2. 2 :  one of the benches with backs and sometimes doors fixed in rows in a church

Origin of pew

Middle English pewe, from Middle French dialect (Picardy) puie balustrade, from Latin podia, plural of podium parapet, podium, from Greek podion base, diminutive of pod-, pous foot — more at foot


First Known Use: 14th century


PEW Defined for Kids

pew

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noun \ˈpyü\

Definition of pew

  1. :  one of the benches with backs and sometimes doors set in rows in a church





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