Forfeiture

For"fei*ture

(?; 135), n. [F. forfeiture, LL. forisfactura.] 1. The act of forfeiting; the loss of some right, privilege, estate, honor, office, or effects, by an offense, crime, breach of condition, or other act.
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Under pain of foreiture of the said goods.
Hakluyt.
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2. That which is forfeited; a penalty; a fine or mulct.
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What should I gain
By the exaction of the forfeiture?
Shak.

Syn. -- Fine; mulct; amercement; penalty.
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