Translation for 'pew' from English to Russian
NOUN   a pew | pews
SYNO church bench | pew
церковная скамья {ж} [со спинкой]
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Translation for 'pew' from English to Russian

церковная скамья {ж} [со спинкой]религ.
Usage Examples English
  • Please note the artfully carved pew ends. The carving of an eagle with oaks and fig leaf depicts a scene in which the devil wants to tempt a lay brother.
  • The two memorials (Pictured at right) are attached to the wall behind the family's front pew in the church.
  • Some examples include these: "smek", "thwap", "kaboom", "ding-dong", "plop", "bang" and "pew".
  • The members of a fawn-breasted wren pair sing antiphonally, the male's part a "cheerilo-choli" and the female's "pew-pew, pew-pew". Calls include a repeated "pew-pew" and harsh clicks.
  • The Philippine falconet gives a rapid, high-pitched “kek-kek-kek-kek” and a continuous, squeaky “pew-pew-pew-pew” with about two notes per second.

  • A small detail of the chapel that often goes unnoticed can be seen on the back pew.
  • A box pew is a type of church pew that is encased in panelling and was prevalent in England and other Protestant countries from the 16th to early 19th centuries.
  • Steps taken included abolishing pew ownership. Pew ownership allowed richer families to buy certain pews within the parish church, which was associated with status.
  • Mary's supported itself and its activities through its endowment, annual contributions and pew rentals, which in 1926 were set at $100 per pew.
  • The Lincolns rented a pew and regularly attended church services.

  • There has been a royal loft or pew in St Giles' since the regency of Mary of Guise.
  • Morris and her sisters took a pew which happened to be the one always occupied by Mrs.
  • They were critical of the Methodist practice of pew rentals, which expressed the social prestige of those who rented the most expensive pews.
  • The south transept of the church, known as the Arscott Chapel, contains an ornate pew for the family and notable pew railings dating from around 1700.
  • In 2009, the pews and pew platform were removed in the west end of the church, and a new stone floor laid over the earth floor underneath.

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