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1      (in a church)  
a    one of several long benchlike seats with backs, used by the congregation  
b    an enclosed compartment reserved for the use of a family or other small group  
2      (Brit)  
informal   a seat (esp. in the phrase take a pew)  
     (C14 pywe, from Old French puye, from Latin podium a balcony, from Greek podion supporting structure, from pous foot)  
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