There are 2 definitions of quid in English:

quid1

Syllabification: quid
Pronunciation: /kwid
 
/

noun (plural same)

British informal
  • One pound sterling: we paid him four hundred quid
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    • I was twenty four at the time, and I hadn't yet paid back a single penny of the three thousand quid he lent me to buy my first car.
    • You pay forty quid a month to watch advertising you also pay for.
    • The lodger has moved out, leaving me three hundred quid a month short.

Origin

late 17th century: of obscure origin.

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There are 2 definitions of quid in English:

quid2

Syllabification: quid
Pronunciation: /
 
kwid/

noun

  • A lump of tobacco for chewing.
    More example sentences
    • Aagaard recorded that some of the crewmen traded fossils for tobacco, quoting them as saying, ‘What were fossils good for when you had Navy cut and juicy quids?’
    • I rehydrated the dried leaves and rolled up three quids.
    • Almost all habitual chewers use tobacco with or without the betel quid.

Origin

early 18th century: variant of cud.

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