Main definitions of pewing in English

: pewing1pewing2

pewing1

noun

  • The furnishing of a church or chapel with pews (now rare); pews collectively.

Origin

Late Middle English. From pew + -ing.

Pronunciation

pewing

/ˈpjuːɪŋ/

Main definitions of pewing in English

: pewing1pewing2

pewing2

noun

rare
  • The plaintive crying of a bird.

Origin

Late 16th century; earliest use found in Philip Sidney (1554–1586), author and courtier. From pew + -ing.

Pronunciation

pewing

/ˈpjuːɪŋ/