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The three spent an hour discussing the new “plaything,” as Mr. Norwood insisted upon calling it.
In every vessel the men must have a plaything, and Jack served his bigger comrades admirably in that capacity.
THE CHEQUERSJAMES RUNCIMAN
Little Tommy was the only creature on earth that loved him,—his only treasure, his only plaything.
It was a dreamer's plaything and I bought it with scant savings that should have been spent on another project.
DAVID LANNARCK, MIDGETGEORGE S. HARNEY
I put down in haste and with an agitated pen the terrible events of which I have been the plaything for the last few days.
THE NABOBALPHONSE DAUDET
Such work had never before left China, and Betsy saw that Napoleon was as pleased as a child with a new plaything.
Won't we have real nice times going to school together, and then I've brought a plaything for you.
THE ENGLISH ORPHANSMARY JANE HOLMES
And I will not be the plaything of a moment, to be cast aside the next.
It was equally an interesting plaything and a source of mental gymnastics.
RADIO BOYS LOYALTYWAYNE WHIPPLE
He's a child's plaything—about as much use as the little wooly dog that lives down by the sawmill.

WORDS RELATED TO PLAYTHING

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machinateverb (used with or without object) | [mak-uh-neyt ]SEE DEFINITION