Origin of forfeiture
Examples from the Web for forfeiture
Add into the mix laws on forfeiture and seizure of assets, and the brew can, and often does, become toxic.Hey, Whitey Bulger: They Tried to Make Me Snitch, Too
August 13, 2013
In court filings last Monday, Durkee agreed to a forfeiture auction of her home in Long Beach.The Fall of California Democratic Campaign Treasurer Kinde Durkee
March 29, 2012
But all of this was done only after he was arrested, and there is that he could have done to fight the forfeiture of these assets.Judge Condemns Bernie's "Evil" Crime
The Daily Beast
June 29, 2009
The forfeiture order also puts Bernard Madoff on the hook for $170.799 billion, a judgment he will never be able to satisfy.
The forfeiture arrangements filed late Friday were just the latest in a series of adverse developments for Madoff.
In this way I should escape the forfeiture of my credit, and the risk of maintaining it.Confessions Of Con Cregan
Charles James Lever
The forfeiture of the lords was agreed to, all but unanimously.Andrew Melville
One half the value was to be spent in improvements, on pain of forfeiture.
Pertaining to the head, as, capital punishment, which involves the forfeiture of the head.Orthography
Elmer W. Cavins
Public assistance not to entail any forfeiture of political rights.British Socialism</p>
J. Ellis Barker
- something forfeited
- the act of forfeiting or paying a penalty
Word Origin and History for forfeiture
mid-14c., from Old French forfaiture "crime, transgression; penalty for committing a crime," from forfait (see forfeit).