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synonyms for indentured

  • apprenticed
  • articled
  • bound
  • contracted
  • enslaved
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How to use indentured in a sentence

In addition to the regular settlers at Jamestown, from time to time indentured servants came to America.
HALLOWED HERITAGE: THE LIFE OF VIRGINIADOROTHY M. TORPEY
The Negroes seemed to be more easily adaptable to hard, manual labor than the Indians or indentured white servants had been.
HALLOWED HERITAGE: THE LIFE OF VIRGINIADOROTHY M. TORPEY
To be apprenticed then was to be absolutely indentured; to belong to the master for a term of years.
STEAM STEEL AND ELECTRICITYJAMES W. STEELE
Hughson had in his service an indentured servant,—a girl of sixteen years,—named Mary Burton.
HISTORY OF THE NEGRO RACE IN AMERICA FROM 1619 TO 1880. VOL 1GEORGE W. WILLIAMS
One was instigated by a perjurer and a heretic, the other by an indentured servant, in all probability from a convict ship.
HISTORY OF THE NEGRO RACE IN AMERICA FROM 1619 TO 1880. VOL 1GEORGE W. WILLIAMS
A people who could buy and sell wives did not hesitate to see in the indentured white servants property that ought to be taxed.
HISTORY OF THE NEGRO RACE IN AMERICA FROM 1619 TO 1880. VOL 1GEORGE W. WILLIAMS
The word "imported" means such persons as could not pay their passage, and were therefore indentured to the master of the vessel.
HISTORY OF THE NEGRO RACE IN AMERICA FROM 1619 TO 1880. VOL 1GEORGE W. WILLIAMS
It provided that no indentured servant should be sold into another government without the approval of at least one justice.
HISTORY OF THE NEGRO RACE IN AMERICA FROM 1619 TO 1880. VOL 1GEORGE W. WILLIAMS
He felt all the more sorry for the girl because misfortune had, in a sense, indentured her to them.
ETHAN FROMEEDITH WHARTON
Beneath both these classes were the indentured servants, a few of whom were men of ability forced to pay their passage by service.
RACES AND IMMIGRANTS IN AMERICAJOHN R. COMMONS
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WORDS RELATED TO INDENTURED

  • attached
  • enslaved
  • fastened
  • indentured
  • limiting
  • restraining
  • tied
  • tying
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