Tributer

Trib"u*ter

(?), n. (Mining) One who works for a certain portion of the ore, or its value. [Eng.]
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Tributers generally work in gangs, and have a limited portion of a lode set them, called a tribute pitch, beyond which they are not permitted to work, and for which they receive a certain portion of the ore, or so much per pound, as agreed upon, of the value of what they raise. Weale.
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Tri"ca

(?), n.;
pl. Tric (#).
[NL.] (Bot.) An apothecium in certain lichens, having a spherical surface marked with spiral or concentric ridges and furrows.
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