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Origin of pew
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Definition for pew (2 of 2)
abbreviation Biology, Ecology.
Example sentences from the Web for pew
According to Pew, 14 of the 20 countries in the Middle East and North Africa have blasphemy laws.
Have a look at this telling research from Pew on blasphemy and apostasy laws around the world.
Hispanics, notes a recent Pew survey economic issues easily trump immigration.
The Pew poll also found most African Americans expect relations between police and minorities will actually get worse.
According to a 2013 Pew Research Center study 28 percent of Jews ages 18 to 49 keep kosher inside their homes.
Maude went to church in the evening, sitting alone in the great pew, pale and quiet.Elster's Folly|Mrs. Henry Wood
The Crompton pew was not occupied until Howard came and was occasionally seen in it.The Cromptons|Mary J. Holmes
The first hop took it to the top of the pew; the second perched it on the shoulder of the stoutest lady.Eric, or Little by Little|Frederic W. Farrar
In the morning to church, where at the door of our pew I was fain to stay, because that the sexton had not opened the door.Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete|Samuel Pepys
Nearly the whole of the pew holders are factory people; not above six or seven of them find employment outside of mills.Our Churches and Chapels|Atticus
British Dictionary definitions for pew
- one of several long benchlike seats with backs, used by the congregation
- an enclosed compartment reserved for the use of a family or other small group