1 of 2

verb, past tense


variant of quoth

: said entry 1
used chiefly in the first and third persons with a postpositive subject


2 of 2


plural -s
: something received or given for something else
the exchange of quids for quos out of the public's sight and hearingR. H. Rovere

Word History



Latin quid pro quo

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“Quo.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/quo. Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

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