Quid is a slang expression for the British pound sterling (£). The British pound is the currency of the United Kingdom.
It’s believed that the term Quid came from the Latin word “quid pro quo” which means “something for something”.
Here are some more British slang money words you may come across.
- Archer = £2000
- Grand/Bag/Bag of Sand = £1000
- Monkey = £500
- Carpet = £300
- Ton = £100
- Macaroni/Pony = £25
- Score = £20
- Uncle Ben/Nigel Ben/Paul McKenna/Ayrton (Senna) = £10
- Fiver/Taxi Driver = £5
- Quid/Nicker = £1
- Ten Bob Bit = 50p