Monies paid to an overlord or state agency for their protection and friendship.
To pay for a license, permit or other document to legally engage in fishing, hunting, driving etc.
To pay "protection money" to turf masters or other goons.
"Man I had to pay 35 dollars tribute just to go fishin' for the weekend"
"Dutchie got the shit knocked out of him for not paying tribute to the gang"
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