Associations to the word «Quid»


QUID, noun. The inherent nature of something.
QUID, noun. (US) (historical) A section of the Democratic-Republican Party between 1805 and 1811 (from tertium quid).
QUID, noun. (historical) A sovereign or guinea.
QUID, noun. (British) (colloquial) Pound sterling.
QUID, noun. (Australia) (colloquial) pound (before the 1966 currency change)
QUID, noun. (Ireland) (colloquial) pound, punt
QUID, noun. (Ireland) (colloquial) euro
QUID, noun. (United States) (colloquial) dollar
QUID, noun. A piece of chewing tobacco.
QUID, noun. (US) (colloquial) the act of chewing such tobacco
QUID, verb. To chew tobacco
QUID, verb. (of a horse) To let food drop from the mouth whilst chewing
QUID PRO QUIBUS, noun. Plural of quid pro quo
QUID PRO QUO, noun. Something understood as another; an equivocation.
QUID PRO QUO, noun. (legal) This for that; giving something to receive something else; something equivalent; something in return.
QUID PRO QUO, noun. An equal exchange.
QUID PRO QUOS, noun. Plural of quid pro quo

Dictionary definition

QUID, noun. The basic unit of money in Great Britain and Northern Ireland; equal to 100 pence.
QUID, noun. Something for something; that which a party receives (or is promised) in return for something he does or gives or promises.
QUID, noun. A wad of something chewable as tobacco.

Wise words

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Aldous Huxley