toy (n.) Old form(s): toyes
piece of nonsense, foolish affair
TS II.i.395[Gremio to Tranio as Lucentio, of Vincentio making a dowry of all his goods] Tut, a toy!
TS IV.iii.67[Petruchio to Haberdasher, of a cap] A knack, a toy, a trick, a baby's cap
WT III.iii.38[Antigonus to baby Perdita] Dreams are toys
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