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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: indenture (0.01527 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to indenture.
English → English
n 1: a concave cut into a surface or edge (as in a coastline)
2: formal agreement between the issuer of bonds and the
bondholders as to terms of the debt
3: a contract binding one party into the service of another for
a specified term
4: the space left between the margin and the start of an
indented line [syn: indentation
v : bind by or as if by indentures, as of an apprentice or
servant; “an indentured servant”
English → English
(?; 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 with the edges indented for purpose
of identification; sometimes in the pl., a short form for
indentures of apprenticeship
, the contract by which a
youth is bound apprentice to a master.
The law is the best expositor of the gospel; they
are like a pair of indentures: they answer in every
part. --C. Leslie.
Note: Indentures were originally duplicates, laid together
and indented by a notched cut or line, or else written
on the same piece of parchment and separated by a
notched line so that the two papers or parchments
corresponded to each other. But indenting has gradually
become a mere form, and is often neglected, while the
writings or counterparts retain the name of indentures.
3. Hence: A contract by which anyone is bound to service.
, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Indentured
pr. & vb. n. Indenturing
1. To indent; to make hollows, notches, or wrinkles in; to
Though age may creep on, and indenture the brow.
2. To bind by indentures or written contract; as, to
indenture an apprentice.
, v. i.
To run or wind in and out; to be cut or notched; to indent.