Main meanings of pew-renting in English

: pew-renting1pew-renting2

pew-renting1

Pronunciation /ˈpjuːˌrɛntɪŋ/

noun

  • The renting of pews for exclusive use.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in The Times. From pew + renting, after pew-rent.

Main meanings of pew-renting in English

: pew-renting1pew-renting2

pew-renting2

Pronunciation /ˈpjuːˌrɛntɪŋ/

adjective

rare, historical
  • Charging or paying rent for exclusive use of pews.

Origin

Late 19th century. From pew + renting, present participle of rent, after pew-rent.