Toys and Games

Main Entry: 1toy
Pronunciation: \ˈtȯi\
Function: noun
Etymology: Middle English toye
Date: 15th century

1 obsolete a : flirtatious or seductive behavior b : pastime; also : a sportive or amusing act : antic
2 a : something (as a preoccupation) that is paltry or trifling b : a literary or musical trifle or diversion c : trinket, bauble
3 : something for a child to play with
4 : something diminutive; especially : a diminutive animal (as of a small breed or variety)
5 : something that can be toyed with
6 Scottish : a headdress of linen or woolen hanging down over the shoulders and formerly worn by old women of the lower classes

toy·like \-ˌlīk\ adjective

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