What does the word pew mean?

Usage examples for 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 by 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 by William T. Stead
  3. Raridan had left the pew and was passing the plate. – The Main Chance by Meredith Nicholson