pew

Part of speech: noun

An enclosed seat in church.

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Usage examples "pew":

  1. And as they entered Ada rose up from before the altar, and with a pale, rapt face glided into the solitude of her own pew. - "A Singer from the Sea", Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr.
  2. When I entered the pew they looked rather strange, and as soon as the service was over I asked them what was the matter. - "Real Ghost Stories", William T. Stead.
  3. Raridan had left the pew and was passing the plate. - "The Main Chance", Meredith Nicholson.