quid

noun (1)
\ ˈkwid How to pronounce quid (audio) \
plural quid also quids

Definition of quid

 (Entry 1 of 2)

British
: a pound sterling

quid

noun (2)

Definition of quid (Entry 2 of 2)

: a cut or wad of something chewable

First Known Use of quid

Noun (1)

1688, in the meaning defined above

Noun (2)

circa 1727, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for quid

Noun (1)

origin unknown

Noun (2)

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

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“Quid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/quid. Accessed 31 Jul. 2021.

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