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Meaning of QUID

Pronunciation:  kwid

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a wad of something chewable as tobacco
  2. [n]  the basic unit of money in Great Britain; equal to 100 pence
 

QUID is a 4 letter word that starts with Q.

 

 Synonyms: British pound, chaw, chew, cud, plug, pound, pound sterling, wad
 
 See Also: bit, bite, British monetary unit, morsel, penny

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Quid\, n. [Etym. uncertain.]
    An English coin, a sovereign. [Slang, Eng.]
    
          They invited him to come to-morrow, . . . and bring
          half a quid with him.                    --Charles
                                                   Reade.
    
    
  2. \Quid\, n. [See {Cud}.]
    A portion suitable to be chewed; a cud; as, a quid of
    tobacco.
    
    
  3. \Quid\, v. t. (Man.)
    To drop from the mouth, as food when partially chewed; --
    said of horses. --Youatt.
    
    
 

 

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