Definition of Indenture. Meaning of Indenture. Synonyms of Indenture

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Definition of Indenture

Indenture
Indenture In*den"ture, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Indentured; p. pr. & vb. n. Indenturing.] 1. To indent; to make hollows, notches, or wrinkles in; to furrow. Though age may creep on, and indenture the brow. --Woty. 2. To bind by indentures or written contract; as, to indenture an apprentice.
Indenture
Indenture In*den"ture, v. i. To run or wind in and out; to be cut or notched; to indent. --Heywood.
Indenture
Indenture In*den"ture (?; 135), n. [OE. endenture, OF. endenture, LL. indentura a deed in duplicate, with indented edges. See the Note below. See Indent.] 1. The act of indenting, or state of being indented. 2. (Law) A mutual agreement in writing between two or more parties, whereof each party has usually a counterpart or duplicate; sometimes in the pl., a short form for indentures of apprenticeship, the contract by which a youth is bound apprentice to a master.

Meaning of Indenture from wikipedia

- An indenture is a legal contract that reflects or covers a debt or purchase obligation. It specifically refers to two types of practices: in historical...
- Indentured servitude is a form of labor in which a person is contracted to work without salary for a specific number of years. The contract, called an...
- The Indian indenture system was a system of indentured servitude, by which more than 1.6 million workers from British India were transported to labour...
- Indentured servitude in British America was the prominent system of labor in the British American colonies until it was eventually supplanted by slavery...
- The Trust Indenture Act of 1939 (TIA), codified at 15 U.S.C. §§ 77aaa–77bbbb, supplements the Securities Act of 1933 in the case of the distribution of...
- The Tripartite Indenture was an agreement made in February 1405 among Owain Glyndŵr, Edmund Mortimer, and Henry Percy, 1st Earl of Northumberland, agreeing...
- Indentured servitude in Pennsylvania (1682-1820s): The institution of indentured servitude has a significant place in the history of labor in Pennsylvania...
- Irish indentured servants were Irish people who became indentured servants in territories under the control of the British Empire, such as the British...
- This is a list of people who were once indentured servants. George Abbitt Matthew Ashby Sally Brant William Buckland (architect) William Butten John Casor...
- Coolie Woman (full title: Coolie Woman: The Odyssey of Indenture) is a book written by Gaiutra Bahadur and co-published in 2013 by Hurst and Company of...