|n.||1.||One who consigns something to another; - opposed to |
|Noun||1.||consignor - the person who delivers over or commits merchandise|
CONSIGNOR, contracts. One who makes a consignment to another.
2. When goods are consigned to be sold on commission, and the property remains in the consignor; or when goods have been consigned upon a credit, and the consignee has become a bankrupt or failed, the consignor has a right to stop them in transitu. (q.v.) Abbot on Sh. p. 3, c.
3. The consignor is generally liable for the freight or the hire for the carriage of goods. 1 T. R. 659.