consol[kän′säl′, kən säl′]
Origin of consolShort for Consolidated Annuity.
- (finance) A perpetual bond issued by the United Kingdom, from the 18th century.
- (law) Abbreviation of consolidated.
This is the customary abbreviation of this term as used in case citations. See, e.g., The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation, Nineteenth Edition (2010), "Case Names and Institutional Authors in Citations", Table T6, p. 430-431.