quid


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Quid \Quid\, n. [See Cud.]
   A portion suitable to be chewed; a cud; as, a quid of
   tobacco.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Quid \Quid\ (kw[i^]d), n.; pl. quid. [Etym. uncertain.]
   An English coin, a sovereign. [Slang, Eng.]
   [Webster 1913 Suppl. +PJC]

         They invited him to come to-morrow, . . . and bring
         half a quid with him.                    --Charles
                                                  Reade.
   [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Quid \Quid\, v. t. (Man.)
   To drop from the mouth, as food when partially chewed; --
   said of horses. --Youatt.
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