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Definition of quid noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

quid

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//kwɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//kwɪd//
 
(pl. quid) (British English, informal)
 
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  • one pound in money Can you lend me five quid? It only costs a couple of quid to get in.
  • Word Origin late 17th cent. (denoting a sovereign): of obscure origin.Idioms (Australian English, New Zealand English, informal) not very intelligent in a position of having made a profit, especially a good profit If you are prepared to take the financial risk, you could be quids in.

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