an act, statement, or gift that is intended to show gratitude, respect, or admiration.
the video is a tribute to the musicals of the '40s
payment made periodically by one state or ruler to another, especially as a sign of dependence.
the king had at his disposal plunder and tribute amassed through warfare
a proportion of ore or its equivalent, paid to a miner for his work, or to the owner or lessor of a mine.
During 1867 Singleton employed a few miners on tribute working in an open cut.