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Meaning of CONSIGNATION

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\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.

 

 

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