Definitions from Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition and Ballentine's Law Dictionary as are available for each term in each dictionary.
  • Ballentine's Law Dictionary

    To forfeit.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    Lat. To forfeit; to lose an estate or other property on account of some criminal or illegal act. To confiscate. To act beyond the law, i. e., to transgress or infringe the law; to commit an offense or wrong; to do any act against or beyond the law. See Co. Litt. 59a; Du Cange; Spelman. Forisfacere, i. e., extra legem sen consuetudinem facere. Co. Litt. 59. Forisfacere, i. e., to do something beyond law or chstom.