Con*sign"ment (?), n.


The act of consigning; consignation.

2. Com.

The act of consigning or sending property to an agent or correspondent in another place, as for care, sale, etc.

3. Com.

That which is consigned; the goods or commodities sent or addressed to a consignee at one time or by one conveyance.

To increase your consignments of this valuable branch of national commerce. Burke.


The writing by which anything is consigned.


© Webster 1913.