toy poodle
noun Date: 1935 a poodle developed from the standard poodle that is not more than 10 inches (25 centimeters) high at the withers and that is often considered to constitute a separate breed

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • toy — toy1 [tɔı] n [Date: 1500 1600; Origin: toy amusing story or action (15 18 centuries)] 1.) an object for children to play with ▪ some toys for the baby toy car/soldier/gun etc soft/cuddly toy BrE (=a toy that looks like an animal and is covered in …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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