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[toi-shop] /ˈtɔɪˌʃɒp/
an establishment where toys are sold and sometimes also manufactured.
Origin of toyshop
First recorded in 1790-1800; toy + shop Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • He was jealous, too, of the toyshop keepers who were selling their handsome wares.

    Mitz and Fritz of Germany Madeline Brandeis
  • He left the Park turned into Knightsbridge and came upon a toyshop.

    Fortitude Hugh Walpole
  • It's not exactly a toyshop, you know, but they have toys in one window.'

    Miss Mouse and Her Boys Mrs. Molesworth
  • She didn't smile in the toyshop; that was a different kind of look altogether.

    The Tower of Oblivion Oliver Onions
  • The two had pooled their issue and the result was a toyshop dream.

    A Little Book for Christmas Cyrus Townsend Brady
  • The poor Otaheitean stared listlessly for a moment at the huge cupola, and ran into a toyshop to play with beads.

  • The shops are filled with showy toys, mechanical and otherwise, and children find the toyshop a veritable fairyland.

    Vocational Guidance for Girls

    Marguerite Stockman Dickson
  • These masterpieces of patience, enigmas of gratitude, and withered bouquets gave the lawyer's room the appearance of a toyshop.

    The Commission in Lunacy Honore de Balzac
  • She had seen a far, far truer picture of him when she had turned her head towards him in the toyshop.

    The Tower of Oblivion Oliver Onions

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