|1.||an object designed to be played with|
|2.||a. something that is a nonfunctioning replica of something else, esp a miniature one|
|b. (as modifier): a toy guitar|
|3.||any small thing of little value; trifle|
|4.||a. something small or miniature, esp a miniature variety of a breed of dog|
|b. (as modifier): a toy poodle|
|—vb (usually foll by with)|
|5.||to play, fiddle, or flirt|
|[C16 (in the sense: amorous dalliance): of uncertain origin]|
"If he be merie and toy with any,
His wife will frowne, and words geve manye."
["Song of the Bachelor's Life," 16c.]
toyn. A computer system; always used with qualifiers.