Definitions for "Plaything"
Keywords:  amuse, whim, toddlers, homemade, toy
A thing to play with; a toy; anything that serves to amuse.
A plaything is an object of very little value that exists merely as a source of amusement for someone, to be used at their whim and then quickly discarded. The term originated in the 19th century when it was used to describe various homemade toys given to toddlers as a means to amuse them temporarily, thus keeping them out of an adult's way.
Keywords:  artifact, played, designed
an artifact designed to be played with