toy with

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Verb1.toy with - take into consideration, have in viewtoy with - take into consideration, have in view; "He entertained the notion of moving to South America"
contemplate - consider as a possibility; "I contemplated leaving school and taking a full-time job"
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References in classic literature ?
If a poor man wished to toy with it, he must either starve or find a rich friend to be his patron, to give him work to do that would leave him time to write also.
Products like acrylic puzzle toys offer a sturdy, durable construction and help birds hone their problem-solving skills," says Marissa Kactioglu, product development manager for Penn-Plax, Inc., ( in Hauppauge, New York, which makes two notable puzzle toys: a hanging toy with interlocking and turning sprockets (Spinning Wheels Bird Toy) and a bottom-of-the-cage toy similar to a ring-toss game (Acrylic Rings Bird Toy).
Twelfth Night (toy with longevity): Ntropy ( skill-based game where players balance sticks on top of one another.