consignation definition

  • noun:
    • The work of consigning.
    • The act of ratifying or establishing, as if signing; confirmation.
    • A stamp; an illustration.
    • The work of consigning; the work of delivering or investing in someone else, destination, or state.
    • The act of ratifying or establishing, as though by signing; confirmation; ratification.
    • A stamp; an indication; a sign.
    • 1. The act of guaranteeing, as by trademark or stamp; thus, a sign; an evidence; conformation.
    • The work of consigning or relegating; consignment.
    • In Scots legislation, the depositing in the possession of of a third person of a sum of money about which there clearly was either a dispute or a competition.
    • In liturgics, the work of creating the hallmark of the mix with one half of a consecrated oblate or host on the other, 1st one half having been previously dipped into the chalice.

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