toy (n.) Old form(s): Toyes
trinket, trifle, trivial ornament
AC V.ii.166[Cleopatra to Caesar] I some lady trifles have reserved, / Immoment toys
KJ I.i.232[Bastard to Gurney, of recent events] There's toys abroad
R3 III.i.114[York to Richard, of the dagger] being but a toy
TN III.iii.45[Antonio to Sebastian] Haply your eye shall light upon some toy / You have desire to purchase
TN V.i.388[Feste singing] A foolish thing was but a toy
TNK I.iii.71[Emilia to Hippolyta, of herself and her friend] on my head no toy / But was her pattern
WT IV.iv.317[Autolycus singing] Any toys for your head
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