Definition of Pewholder

1. [n -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pewholder

petzite
petzites
peuce
peucedanin
peuces
peucil
peutz-jeghers syndrome
pew
pewee
pewees
pewet
pewfellow
pewfellows
pewful
pewfuls
pewholder (current term)
pewholders
pewit
pewit gull
pewits
pewlike
pewmate
pewmates
pews
pewter
pewterer
pewterers
pewters
pewterware
pewterwares

Literary usage of Pewholder

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The American and English Encyclopedia of Law by John Houston Merrill, Charles Frederic Williams, Thomas Johnson Michie, David Shephard Garland (1892)
"3. As Against the Religious Society.—The qualified right of the pewholder is subject to the paramount rights of the religious, society to remodel ..."

2. Antiquities of Sunderland and Its Vicinity by Sunderland Antiquarian Society (Durham, Sunderland Antiquarian Society (Durham) (1902)
"Reed, George, pewholder, S. Ch., 9. Reed, Mrs., Bequest to Sunderland Parish, 9. ... Ritson, John, Memorial Window to, in S. Ch., S; pewholder, 9. ..."

3. The Civil Law and the Church by Charles Zebina Lincoln (1916)
"A pewholder acquires only a right of occupancy for worship in connection with ... A pewholder had only the right to occupy a pew for the purpose of worship. ..."

4. Reports of Cases Decided by the English Courts: With Notes and References to by Nathaniel Cleveland Moak, John Thomas Cook (1880)
"The right of a pewholder to a pew in a meeting house is subordinate to the rights of ... A pewholder's right is only a right to occupy his pew during public ..."

5. American law register by University of Pennsylvania Dept. of Law (1869)
"... it. in its substantial essence, from the right of the pewholder. ... both the pewholder and the minister attend to the end of religious worship and ..."

6. Judicial and Statutory Definitions of Words and Phrases by West Publishing Company (1904)
"The title of the pewholder Is usufructuary. He has strictly no title to the pew itself. He can use It only for the purposes to which It has been dedicated, ..."

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