verb (used with object), in·den·tured, in·den·tur·ing.
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Origin of indenture
OTHER WORDS FROM indenturein·den·ture·ship, nounun·in·den·tured, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for indenture
She still wants indentured servants—excuse me, wards—to run the hospital for her, and she still wants power over all of them.The Walking Dead’s Midseason Finale Shocker: A Cherished Character Meets a Grisly End|Melissa Leon|December 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
During construction, many men, indentured servants in the beginning, were blown apart during the blasting and digging.
If the indentured-servitude thesis is correct, it should be a pretty low number, right?
Johnson—and other black indentured servants—were able to succeed in 17th-century Virginia.
The white Hempstead, for instance, worked his way out of indentured servitude, the next step up from slavery.Was Slavery as Harmful in the North as It Was in the South?|Eric Herschthal|May 7, 2013|DAILY BEAST
In addition to the regular settlers at Jamestown, from time to time indentured servants came to America.
The Negroes seemed to be more easily adaptable to hard, manual labor than the Indians or indentured white servants had been.
To be apprenticed then was to be absolutely indentured; to belong to the master for a term of years.Steam Steel and Electricity|James W. Steele
Hughson had in his service an indentured servant,—a girl of sixteen years,—named Mary Burton.
One was instigated by a perjurer and a heretic, the other by an indentured servant, in all probability from a convict ship.