Definition of Indentured

1. Adjective. Bound by contract.

Exact synonyms: Apprenticed, Articled, Bound
Similar to: Unfree



Definition of Indentured

1. Verb. (past of indenture) ¹

2. Adjective. Subject to an indenture. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Indentured

1. indenture [v] - See also: indenture

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Indentured

indented
indentedly
indenter
indenters
indentified
indenting
indention
indentions
indentment
indentments
indentor
indentors
indentour
indents
indenture
indentured (current term)
indentured servant
indentured servants
indentures
indentureship
indenturing
indenumerable
indenylidene
independence
independence number
independences
independencies
independency
independent
independent agency

Literary usage of Indentured

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1. Principles of Labor Legislation by John Rogers Commons, John Bertram Andrews (1920)
"indentured Service. The slave, the serf, and the peon perform their labor under ... The indentured servant had in some particulars the right of a servant in ..."

2. The Social Welfare Forum: Official Proceedings [of The] Annual Meeting by Conference of Charities and Correction (U.S.), National Conference on Social Welfare, American Social Science Association, National Conference of Social Work (U.S.) (1901)
"These were distributed geographically as follows : IN FREE HOMES. District of Columbia: On trial 116 indentured 77 Apprenticed 29 222 New Jersey : On trial ..."

3. Colbert's West India Policy by Stewart L[ea] Mims (1912)
"CHAPTER XIII COLONIAL, IMPORTS—indentured SERVANTS AND SLAVES IN the early history of the French West Indies the indentured servant played an important part ..."

4. A Complete Collection of State Trials and Proceedings for High Treason and ...by Thomas Bayly Howell, William Cobbett by Thomas Bayly Howell, William Cobbett (1816)
"[Reads the names of the several persons indentured from the 21st of Mirch 1727 to the 36th of March 1728, upon which it was observed by plaintiff's counsel, ..."

5. A Woman's Story of Pioneer Illinois by Christiana Holmes Tillson (1919)
"When it became a state, the constitution permitted those who held slaves to retain them as indentured servants, or slaves, with the privilege of selling ..."

6. Dominion Dental Journal (1905)
"ON indentured STUDENTS AND THE CONDUCT OF THE INFIRMARY. BY CE PEARSON, TORONTO. Read before the Toronto Dental Society. To begin with, I wish you to ..."

7. Proceedings of the National Conference of Charities and Correction, at the by National Conference of Charities and Correction (U.S.). Session (1901)
"District of Columbia: On trial 116 indentured 77 Apprenticed 29 222 New Jersey: On trial 3 indentured I Apprenticed i 5 Maryland : On trial 15 indentured 48 ..."

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