Definition of pew:
- Any structure shaped like a church pew, as a stall, formerly used by money lenders, etc.; a box in theater; a pen; a sheepfold.
- 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 Pews were originally made square, but are now usually long and narrow.
- To furnish with pews.
- "From the Easy Chair, series 2", George William Curtis.
And more than one noted that the bridegroom, waiting at the altar- steps with his best man, Farwell, was careful never to glance toward the pew where Mrs. Kildare sat, quite as beautiful and far more radiant than the young creature in white, who moved dreamily up the aisle as if her thoughts were far away.- "Kildares of Storm", Eleanor Mercein Kelly.
- "The Long Lane's Turning", Hallie Erminie Rives.