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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

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.] [1913 Webster] So is despair a certain consignation to eternal ruin. --Jer. Taylor. [1913 Webster] 2. The act of ratifying or establishing, as if by signing; confirmation; ratification. [1913 Webster] A direct consignation of pardon. --Jer. Taylor. [1913 Webster] 3. A stamp; an indication; a sign. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] The most certain consignations of an excellent virtue. --Jer. Taylor. [1913 Webster]