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quid

play
noun, \ˈkwid\

Definition of quid

plural quid also quids

British

  1. :  a pound sterling



Origin of quid

origin unknown


First Known Use: 1688

Rhymes with quid


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quid

noun

Definition of quid

  1. :  a cut or wad of something chewable



Origin of quid

English dialect, cud, from Middle English quide, from Old English cwidu, cwudu — more at cud


First Known Use: circa 1727



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