toytown


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toytown

(ˈtɔɪˌtaʊn)
adj
1. having an unreal and picturesque appearance: toytown chalets.
2. not deserving to be taken seriously: toytown revolutionaries.
[C20: from Toy Town, the fictional setting of children's stories by Enid Blyton]
Translations

toytown

[ˈtɔɪtaʊn] ADJ
2. he's a toytown revolutionaryes un aspirante a revolucionario
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Independent retailer Toytown has opened in the Cleveland Centre and is "packed to the rafters" with the latest indemand toys.
There is the Toytown sign which hung over the store from 1980-95.
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50am on Monday at the Toytown shop in Seaford, East Sussex.
So there I was, nosing around the Royal stables on Sunday, when I spotted Toytown and Estimate having a right old natter.
Toytown was injured ahead of selection for the 2004 Athens Games, and then after gaining an Olympic place four years later, injury again struck.
The 31-year-old team eventing star finally gets the chance to follow in both parents' footsteps by becoming an Olympian after she was forced to withdraw from Great Britain's squad four years ago because her trusty old stead, Toytown, was injured in the build-up.
The Royal, who missed out on the Games in Athens and Beijing due to fitness concerns over her horse Toytown, follows her mother Princess Anne and father Captain Mark Phillips in competing for Britain in eventing at the Olympics.
It will be the 31-year-old's first Olympics - she was selected for the 2008 Games in Beijing but had to retire before competing after her horse Toytown was forced out with an injury.
It will be third time lucky for the 31-year-old equestrian sensation, who missed out on two previous Olympics when her horse Toytown suffered last-minute injuries.
Angerdd is the only native breed in the UK to carry the Olympic torch, and one of only three horses to do so - the others being Toytown, ridden by Zara Phillips, and a racehorse at Chester on Tuesday.
But while experts raved about its stunning metalwork, others couldn't help noticing an uncanny resemblance to Enid Bly ton's wooden boy from Toytown.