Consignment

Definition of Consignment

Con`sign´ment
n.1.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.
4.The writing by which anything is consigned.

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