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One pound (100 pence) in British Sterling (GBP). Can refer to the actual denomination (a goldish looking coin, about a centimetre and a half across), or any amount in Sterling. In very common use, all across the UK.
"That'll be a quid mate"
"That's going to set you back about 3, 4 hundred quid"
by dr_newstead August 14, 2004
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A singular unit of currency, once recognized only as the British pound (100 pence) but now widely used in place of the word dollar, pound, peso, et cetera.
Man: I'll give you twenty quid.
Whore: Sorry, mate, that's not enough to get in my boot!

by Ern December 24, 2005
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british for money. it means pounds, yeah?
'ere, sell us some fags'
'that'll be five quid'

cigarettes are so overpriced, y'know?
by rob April 22, 2005
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In regards to the drug Salvia, taking the Salvia leaves and rolling them into a ball. This is known as a quid and is chewed on for 15 minutes, instead of being smoked as usual.
Person 1: Lets get baked tonight.

Person 2: I'm getting tested on the 10th, but I prepared some quids for us to take.

Person 1: Allright, I guess I'm up for trippin balls out.
by Isar May 18, 2006
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A piece of chewing tobacco in early 1900s slang.
"Ten cigars, twenty cigarettes, and two quids of chew per man; now that is decent." - All Quiet on the Western Front
by Ira Gaines April 16, 2006
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