Quid

Noun

  • (US, historical) A section of the Democratic-Republican Party between 1805 and 1811 (from tertium quid).
  • (Australia, colloquial) pound (before the 1966 currency change)
  • (US, colloquial) dollar
  • The inherent nature of something.
  • (Britain, colloquial) Pound sterling.

    "Five quid for a sandwich? You're having a laugh!"

  • (Ireland, colloquial) euro
  • (US, colloquial) the act of chewing such tobacco
  • (historical) A sovereign or guinea.
  • (Ireland, colloquial) pound, punt
  • A piece of chewing tobacco.

Verb

  • To chew tobacco
  • (of a horse) To let food drop from the mouth whilst chewing

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