Origin of debenture
Related formsde·ben·tured, adjective
Examples from the Web for debenture
He drew a princely salary and a substantial dividend, he was listed as a debenture holder and was accounted a rich man.The Green Rust|Edgar Wallace
From the point of view of the security they are either debentures (simply); mortgage debentures; debenture bonds.
The receiver general would then deliver to the bank an amount of registered notes equal to the amount of debenture lodged.Montreal 1535-1914, Volume II (of 2)|William Henry Atherton
For every certificate or debenture, for drawing back any duty on the re-shipping of goods, one dollar.Abridgment of the Debates of Congress, from 1789 to 1856, Vol. II (of 16)|Thomas Hart Benton
The first two of the above acts relate to mortgages and bonds, the last to debenture stock.