INDENTURE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of INDENTURE
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indenture
 v.  contract binding one party into the service of another for a specified term
Classic Sentence:
1  But her small boot heel did not make an indenture, not a mark upon the little glittering circlet.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In XVII
2  I took the indentures out of his hand and gave them to Miss Havisham.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XIII
3  I was quite as dejected on the first working-day of my apprenticeship as in that after-time; but I am glad to know that I never breathed a murmur to Joe while my indentures lasted.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XIV
4  After breakfast, Joe brought out my indentures from the press in the best parlor, and we put them in the fire, and I felt that I was free.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XIX
5  Mr. Bumble, was at once instructed that Oliver Twist and his indentures were to be conveyed before the magistrate, for signature and approval, that very afternoon.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
6  If the inkstand had been where the old gentleman thought it was, he would have dipped his pen into it, and signed the indentures, and Oliver would have been straightway hurried off.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
7  'We refuse to sanction these indentures,' said the old gentleman: tossing aside the piece of parchment as he spoke.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
8  The indentures shall be completed to-day, but you must continue your sojourn in our midst.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER VII
9  He felt all the more sorry for the girl because misfortune had, in a sense, indentured her to them.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In III
Example Sentence:
1  Many immigrants could come to America only after they had to indenture themselves for several years.