quid

Definitions:

  • A cut, as of chewing tobacco.
  • A pound sterling.
  • To drop partly masticated food from the mouth: said of horses.
  • A cnd.
  • A portion suitable to be chewed; specifically, a piece of tobacco chewed and rolled about in the mouth.
  • A sovereign (£1).
  • What; nature; substance.
  • Something: used chiefly in the phrase <em>tertium quid</em> (see below). See <internalXref urlencoded="predication">predication</internalXref>.
  • A portion suitable to be chewed; a cud.
  • An English coin, a sovereign.
  • To drop from the mouth, as food when partially chewed; -- said of horses.
  • The inherent nature of something.
  • A section of the Democratic-Republican Party between 1805 and 1811 (from <xref>tertium quid</xref>).
  • A piece of <xref>chewing tobacco</xref>.
  • the act of chewing such tobacco
  • To <xref>chew</xref> <xref>tobacco</xref>
  • To let food drop from the mouth whilst chewing
  • A <xref>sovereign</xref> or <xref>guinea</xref>.
  • <xref>Pound sterling</xref>.
  • <xref>pound</xref> (before the 1966 currency change)
  • <xref>pound</xref>, <xref>punt</xref>
  • <xref>euro</xref>
  • something for something; that which a party receives (or is promised) in return for something he does or gives or promises
  • a wad of something chewable as tobacco
  • the basic unit of money in Great Britain and Northern Ireland; equal to 100 pence
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