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

    One to whom goods are consigned.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    In mercantile law. One to whom a consignment is made. The person to whom goods are shipped for suie. Lyon v. Alvord, 18 Conn. 80; Gillespie v. Winberg, 4 Daly (N. Y.) 320; Comm. v. Harris, 168 Pa. 619, 32 Atl. 92; Railroad Ch v. Freed, 38 Ark. 622.