In 1762, he came to London, and articled himself to an attorney in the Temple.
An accident transferred him to the office of a solicitor, and he was articled.
He was very far below the articled clerk, who has paid a premium and is attorney in perspective.
He is articled to me, and will, I trust, succeed me worthily in your confidence.
There was his brother, articled to a solicitor, who had been engaged for three years to a doctor's daughter.
It won't be much, but then articled clerks as a rule get nothing.
He was articled to Samuel Gilkes in May, 1820, of whom he learned the mechanical branch of his profession.
Is this young gentleman one of the 'prentices or articled ones of your office?
Sir John, to whom papa alluded, I should say was the engineer to whom Harry had been articled.
He was articled to his uncle, Mr. Sands, and subsequently was transferred to one of the Le Keux.
c.1200, "separate parts of anything written" (e.g. the statements in the Apostles' Creed, the clauses of a statute or contract), from Old French article (13c.), from Latin articulus, diminutive of artus "a joint" (from PIE *ar-tu-, from *ar- "to fit together;" (see arm (n.1)).
Meaning extended to "a small division," then generalized to "item, thing." Older sense preserved in Articles of War "military regulations" (1716) and Articles of Confederation (U.S. history). Meaning "literary composition in a journal, etc." (independent, but part of a larger work) first recorded 1712. Meaning "piece of property" (clothing, etc.) first attested 1796, originally in rogue's cant.
A person, esp one considered to be clever, cute, or resourceful; number •Always preceded by an adjective or by the locution ''Quite an'': He is some slick article/ Your little sister's quite an article