\d͡ʒˈɛnəɹə͡l ɐsˈa͡ɪnmənt], \dʒˈɛnəɹəl ɐsˈaɪnmənt], \dʒ_ˈɛ_n_ə_ɹ_əl ɐ_s_ˈaɪ_n_m_ə_n_t]\
Definitions of GENERAL ASSIGNMENT
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An assignment made for the benefit of all the assignor's creditors, instead of a few only; or one which transfers the whole of his estate to the assignee, instead of a part only. Royer Wheel Co. v. Fielding, 101 N. Y. 504. 5 N. E. 431; Halsey v. Connell, 111 Ala. 221, 20 South. 445; Mussey v. Noyes, 26 Vt. 471.
By Henry Campbell Black
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- An instrument for testing the purity of distillation.