Synonyms for consignment

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"There goes a consignment of men's lives," said Mrs. Vansittart to her companion.

He informs us that you refused to receive the consignment or to pay the charges.

I was down on the levee, to see to the consignment of my freight, and run afoul of her.

I got a letter from Whiteley's this morning asking when my first consignment was to arrive.

To send a consignment of goods to an agent or factor for sale or disposal.

The party to whose care a ship or a consignment of goods is intrusted.

They finished the first consignment without any luck, and went to the second place.

And your friend Linker could do with a consignment of French silk, duty free.

A year or two later, he decided to send a consignment of them to England.

In 1665 the transportation and feed of the consignment cost 11,200 livres.

WORD ORIGIN

1560s, "sealing with a sign," from consign + -ment. Meaning "delivering over" is from 1660s; especially of goods, for the sake of sale or auction, from c.1700. Meaning "quantity of goods so assigned" is recorded from 1720s.

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