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quid

Brit a slang word for pound (sterling)
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Floyd, made the one remark of his that need be quoted: he offered to toss Freddy for Miss Bartlett's quid.
Morrel," said he, again turning his quid, "as for that" --
To commence with," Slim answered, "there were forty fat pigs, each worth a fathom of prime shell-money, and shell-money worth a quid a fathom.
He put the whip back in its socket, took his foot from the dashboard, pushed his hat back, blew his quid of tobacco into the road, and having thus cleared his mental decks for action, he took his first good look at the passenger, a look which she met with a grave, childlike stare of friendly curiosity.
However, we two were hard up; and what's five quid to him--once in sixteen hard years?
Queer old buster, old Nutcombe, leaving a fellow he hardly knew from Adam a cool million quid just because he cured him of slicing.
ID and Philippine team Quid Pro Quo take home USD 25,000.
Betel quid is the fourth most commonly used psychoactive substance in the world, after caffeine, nicotine and alcohol.
Key Words: OSF, oral, fibrosis, premalignant, precancerous, areca nut, betel quid, gutka.
Quid also began work with the United States Air Force and Department of Defense in May.
Payday loan company Quick Quid has agreed to refund thousands of customers who took out loans that they could not afford, the BBC reported on Wednesday.