Con`sig*na"tion (?), n. [L. consignatio written proof, document: cf. F. consignation comsignation.]
The act of consigning; the act of delivering or committing to another person, place, or state.
So is despair a certain consignation to eternal ruin.
The act of ratifying or establishing, as if signing; confirmation; ratuficator.
A direct consignation of pardon.
A stamp; an indication; a sign.
The most certain consignations of an excellent virtue.
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