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nounfigurative Christian Church historical US
(At an evangelical revival meeting) a seat, located near the front of the congregation, on which those with a troubled conscience or otherwise in need of spiritual guidance are encouraged to sit; frequently figurative in on the anxious seat: in a state of anxiety.
Early 19th century.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.