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  • n. Plural form of plaything.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Ethics/Religion: Medium-High (the one Indy flick that admits treating women like playthings is bad)

    Archive 2008-05-01

  • I suppose that the beauty of these blocks as playthings is that they will encourage her to make up words and to invent explanations for the pictures.

    Give Peas a Chance | Her Bad Mother

  • Among the playthings was a majority of the stock, and the

    The Depot Master

  • If ever he presumed to be so hardy as to reason with her on her strange conduct, instant destruction to his playthings were the inevitable consequence of it.

    Ami des enfants. English

  • WATCH (World Against Toys Causing Harm, Inc.) has issued its 2006 list of "10 Worst Toys," playthings "with the potential to cause childhood injuries, or even death."

    Boing Boing: November 26, 2006 - December 2, 2006 Archives

  • The kind of playthings Fuzzies liked; ingenuity-challenging toys for putting together shapes and colors.

    The Fuzzy Papers

  • Arriving at the old cabin used partly as a wash-house, and with the rear devoted to Brutus '"playthings," they entered.

    The Chums of Scranton High Hugh Morgan's Uphill Fight

  • Therefore in order to provide a toddler with a wholesome and varied experience, a lot of thought needs to be given to the kind of playthings that toddlers have access to.

    Best Syndication -

  • These and other spokesmen for the American way of life agreed that the people should resist food that exceeded what one needed to function, clothing that was fashionable not functional, homes that provided more than just adequate shelter, and goods that were mere playthings.

    A Renegade History of the United States

  • A GP was jailed for a year yesterday for indecently assaulting three women patients whom he treated, according to a crown court judge, like "sexual playthings."

    Harry Potter star's brother jailed for attacking her

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