a person or company that consigns goods, merchandise, etc.
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- Also con·sign·er [kuhn-sahy-ner]. /kənˈsaɪ nər/.
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How to use consignor in a sentence
If cranes or other loading appliances belonging to the Railway are used by consignor or Consignee, a charge of 3d.Railway Rates: English and Foreign | J. Grierson
It is therefore but just that the consignor and consignee should have the benefit of the reduced cost of such shipments.The Railroad Question | William Larrabee
In no case, I believe, did the Confederate Government appear as the shipper or consignor.The Narrative of a Blockade-Runner | John Wilkinson
But until the goods are resold they remain the consignor's and at his risk.Commercial Law | Samuel Williston, Richard D. Currier, and Richard W. Hill
The usual plan is to file alphabetically, under the name of the consignor, first grouping by railroads.
British Dictionary definitions for consignor
a person, enterprise, etc, that consigns goods
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