INDENT', verb transitive [Latin dens, a tooth.]
1. To notch; to jag; to cut any margin into points or inequalities, like a row of teeth; as, to indent the edge of paper.
The margins--are indented.
2. To bind out by indentures or contract; as, to indent a young man to a shoemaker; to indent a servant.
INDENT', verb intransitive To contract; to bargain or covenant. [From the practice of using indented writings or counterparts.]
INDENT', noun Incisure; a cut or notch in the margin of any thing, or a recess like a notch.
1. A stamp.
IN'DENT, noun A certificate or indented certificate issued by the government of the United States at the close of the revolution, for the principal or interest of the public debt.