Con`sig*na"tion (?), n. [L. consignatio written proof, document: cf. F. consignation comsignation.]

1.

The act of consigning; the act of delivering or committing to another person, place, or state.

[Obs.]

So is despair a certain consignation to eternal ruin. Jer. Taylor.

2.

The act of ratifying or establishing, as if signing; confirmation; ratuficator.

A direct consignation of pardon. Jer. Taylor.

3.

A stamp; an indication; a sign.

[Obs.]

The most certain consignations of an excellent virtue. Jer. Taylor.

 

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