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consign

v. 1) to deliver goods to a merchant to sell on behalf of the party delivering the items, as distinguished from transferring to a retailer at a wholesale price for re-sale. Example: leaving one's auto at a dealer to sell and split the profit. 2) to deliver to a carrier to be taken to an agent of the sender. 3) when a debtor has belongings but no money to pay his/her creditors and deposits his/her goods with a trustee who will sell them to raise money to pay the owner's debts and creditors. This is done by agreement between a debtor and his/her creditors or by order of a bankruptcy judge.

consign

verb abalienate, assign to, authorize, charge, commit, commit to another's trust, committere, convey, deliver, deliver formally, deliver over, deposit with, entrust, give in trust, hand over, have conveyed, send, ship, transfer, transfer for sale, transmit, transplant, transport, turn over
Associated concepts: bailment, conditional sale, consignnent contract of goods
See also: alienate, allocate, assign, attorn, authorize, cede, commit, confide, contribute, convey, delegate, detail, disperse, disseminate, distribute, divide, entrust, give, grant, leave, mete, refer, relegate, remand, remit, supply, transfer, transmit, transport, trust, vest
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The Beeches Stud consigns a Hurricane Run half-brother to Hattan from the family of Luso, Warrsan and Cloud Castle (73), and from Ashbrittle Stud is a filly out of Cherry Hinton runner-up Salsa Brava, by Exceed And Excel (88).
The fact that many dealerships consign artwork is hardly secret, so the concern that drove the policy of allowing third-party creditors to attach consigned property seems misplaced in the art gallery context.
Cheveley Park Stud also consigns a Pivotal colt out of Cherry Hinton Stakes winner Dazzle (695), a Rock Of Gibraltar half-brother to Danehurst from the same family (872), a Medicean filly out of a half-sister to Pivotal and Araafa's dam Resurgence (414), and a Kyllachy colt out of a half-sister to Byron (458).
Jethro Bloodstock consigns a Lahib gelding out of a sister to Champion Chase-winning half-brothers Viking Flagship and Flagship Uberalles (90), while Rectory Stables offer a son of Oscar out of a half-sister to Champion Hurdle-winning brothers Morley Street and Granville Again (72).
Bishopstown Stud consigns the four-year-old Luso gelding (276), also from the family of smart chasers Bells Life, Deep Bramble, and Seven Towers.
Gestt Schlossgarten consigns lot 16, a colt from a family strong on black-type.
Alban Chevalier du Fau consigns a K ahyasi filly (lot 88) from the family of Mill Reef, while Haras du Verbois, as agent, consigns a Verglas colt (63) out of a half-sister to Irish Derby winner Zagreb.
Haras de Meautry offers Force Atlantique, a dual Listed winner over fences, in foal to Sendawar, while Haras du Misselot consigns a half-sister to jumps winner Artemus, in foal for the first time to Astarabad.