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consignation


consignation


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Consignation  \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  by  signing; 
  confirmation;  ratification. 
 
  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.