forfeit - Dictionary definition and meaning for word forfeit
forfeited == fore (before) + feet , that is when u have done some mistake u fall on some ones feet for excuse..
You have made some counterfeit coins so now you have to forfeit actual money(As a punishment).
If you have four feet or you pretend to have four feet, you will have to pay penalty....
fore(before)+feet that is before you get kicked by feet,pay the penalty