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  • n. Plural form of indenture.


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  • I put my signature to certain indentures, received my pottage, and fled from his presence.

    The Dignity of Dollars

  • Pinned to the parchment of one of the indentures was a letter, which Winterborne had never seen before.

    The Woodlanders

  • Indentured Servants. \% -- In the case of such as came voluntarily, carefully drawn agreements called indentures would be made in writing.

    A School History of the United States

  • Pinned to the parchment of one of the indentures was a letter, which

    The Woodlanders

  • However, custom has taken off the edge of it since; namely, that they who did thus contract matrimony should forfeit their indentures, that is to say, should lose the benefit of their whole service, and not be made free.

    The Complete English Tradesman (1839 ed.)

  • What portion of himself or herself any one complicated physical and psychological human being really and truly 'conveys' to another by means of the simple contract known as the "plighted troth" or that of a larger deed called the called the "solemnization of matrimony", is a riddle difficult of solution; and as to how much one may claim on the strength of one or other of these indentures, that is a more difficult problem still.

    Hints for Lovers

  • But I was told that there, in fact, was those kind of indentures in the second column also, the vote for U.S. S.nator.

    CNN Transcript - Special Event: Leon County Circuit Court Hears Arguments in Election 2000 Contest - December 2, 2000

  • After a three year apprenticeship - "indentures" they called it - I was ready to cover court without being chaperoned by a senior.

    BBC News | News Front Page | World Edition

  • Our indentures finally finished, we found ourselves contemplating the endless possibilities, the lives we wanted to be living, now that we had the freedom to choose.

    Between Expectations

  • Debtholders may extend credit or buy bonds along with rights as outlined in various debt covenants and indentures, as well as having rights in bankruptcy court.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Two Views of Credit Default Swaps


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