Definitions from Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition and Ballentine's Law Dictionary as are available for each term in each dictionary.
  • Ballentine's Law Dictionary

    To send goods to one for sale or for custody.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    In the civil law. To deposit in the custody of a third person a thing belonging to the debtor, for the benefit of the creditor, under the authority of a court of justice. Poth. Obi. pt. 3, c. 1, art. 8. In commercial law. To deliver goods to a carrier to be transmitted to a designated factor or agent Powell v. Wallace, 44 Kan. 656, 25 Pac. 42; Sturm v. Boker, 150 U. S. 312, 14 Sup. Ch 99, 37 L. Ed. 1093; Ide Mfg. Co. v. Sager Mfg. Co., 82 III. App. 685. To deliver or transfer as a charge or trust; to commit, intrust, give in trust; to transfer from oneself to the care of another; to send or transmit goods to a merchant or factor for sale. Gillespie v. Winberg, 4 Daly (N. Y.) 320.