[ ahr-ti-kuhld ]
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  1. bound by the terms of apprenticeship: an articled clerk.

Origin of articled

First recorded in 1570–80; article + -ed2

Other words from articled

  • un·ar·ti·cled, adjective

Words Nearby articled Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use articled in a sentence

  • For one thing, an old articled clerk of mine went to Melbourne some years ago, and succeeded in getting a practice there.

    The Everlasting Arms | Joseph Hocking
  • As to Dr. Lankester, all Woodbridge was scandalized when it was announced that he was articled to a medical man.

    East Anglia | J. Ewing Ritchie
  • No one was admitted to the presence of the senior partner who did not first pass the searching scrutiny of his articled clerk.

    The Life of George Borrow | Herbert Jenkins
  • All previously-articled apprentices were now taken away from their masters and adopted by the association.

    Life On The Mississippi, Complete | Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
  • I was thus enlisted and articled into the service, and being infected with the type fever, the fits have periodically returned.

    The Book-Hunter | John Hill Burton

British Dictionary definitions for articled


/ (ˈɑːtɪkəld) /

  1. bound by a written contract, such as one that governs a period of training: an articled clerk

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