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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 toy /ˈtɔɪ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Toy, v. i. [imp. & p. p. toyed p. pr. & vb. n. toying.] To dally amorously; to trifle; to play.
    To toy, to wanton, dally, smile and jest.   --Shak.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Toy, v. t. To treat foolishly. [Obs.] --E. Dering (1576).

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Toy n.
 1. A plaything for children; a bawble.
 2. A thing for amusement, but of no real value; an article of trade of little value; a trifle.
    They exchange for knives, glasses, and such toys, great abundance of gold and pearl.   --Abr. Abbot.
 3. A wild fancy; an odd conceit; idle sport; folly; trifling opinion.
    To fly about playing their wanton toys.   --Spenser.
    What if a toy take 'em in the heels now, and they all run away.   --Beau. & Fl.
    Nor light and idle toys my lines may vainly swell.   --Drayton.
 4. Amorous dalliance; play; sport; pastime.
    To dally thus with death is no fit toy.   --Spenser.
 5. An old story; a silly tale.
 6.  A headdress of linen or woolen, that hangs down over the shoulders, worn by old women of the lower classes; -- called also toy mutch. [Scot.] “Having, moreover, put on her clean toy, rokelay, and scarlet plaid.”

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: an artifact designed to be played with [syn: plaything]
      2: a nonfunctional replica of something else (frequently used
         as a modifier); "a toy stove"
      3: copy that reproduces something in greatly reduced size [syn:
      4: any of several breeds of very small dogs kept purely as pets
         [syn: toy dog]
      v 1: behave carelessly or indifferently; "Play about with a young
           girl's affection" [syn: dally, play, flirt]
      2: manipulate manually or in one's mind or imagination; "She
         played nervously with her wedding ring"; "Don't fiddle
         with the screws"; "He played with the idea of running for
         the Senate" [syn: fiddle, diddle, play]
      3: engage in an activity as if it were a game rather than take
         it seriously; "They played games on their opponents";
         "play the stockmarket"; "play with her feelings"; "toy
         with an idea" [syn: play]