Noun(1) a concave cut into a surface or edge (as in a coastline(2) formal agreement between the issuer of bonds and the bondholders as to terms of the debt(3) a contract binding one party into the service of another for a specified term(4) the space left between the margin and the start of an indented line
Verb(1) bind by or as if by indentures, as of an apprentice or servant
(1) The contractual remedy provided for in the trust indenture did not preclude alternative relief being granted under the oppression remedy.(2) The lord could not seize the laborer's property, sell the indenture to a third party, or sell the laborer into slavery.(3) Parents also begged the girls not to reveal the parents' involvement in the indenture to the police, and accused the girls of being unfilial if they did.(4) Moreover, the abrogation of indenture contracts in 1900 eliminated the condition under which many Japanese immigrated to this country.(5) Even girls without a good relationship with their parents forgave them and accepted their indenture as a filial duty.(6) His medical training began in 1820 with his indenture to a local surgeon.(7) The two halves of the indenture , preserved in the Records Office of the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, show that Shakespeare was represented by his brother Gilbert.(8) When their terms of indenture were over, some moved to Johannesburg and Cape Town, but most remained in the eastern region.(9) Servitude became a central labor institution in early English America: Between one-half and two-thirds of all white immigrants to the British colonies arrived under indenture .(10) More would have made the trans-Atlantic voyage, but poverty had forced many into debt or indenture .(11) the bracelet on his wrist represented his indenture to his master(12) The indenture conveying these rights was left in the hands of George Holdrege of the Burlington railroad.(13) Today, we are shocked when young children are put to work for pennies a day in India, or China, in conditions of indenture that approximate slavery.(14) Shakespeare was married at the age of 19 to Anne Hathaway, probably before his indenture to the butcher was over.(15) The creditors said that the bond indenture allowed a foreclosure on the company's assets in lieu of repayment.(16) This indenture system, which had satisfied the planter aristocracy's demand for workers, was abolished in British Guiana in 1917.
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