The world Toy meaning once "Thôys" or "child, little one". This word meant the youth of the
villages. During the 18th century the word "Thôys" became "Toy" by deformation. In the middle
of the 19th century the "Toy" had become a young man willing to marry.
Recently we noted :
- "a toy is a small and slender man".
- In the plains, the toy means a clumsy, boorish man, behind on the civilisation.
The proverb Toy
"Un toy noun cragn qué Diou, et péricle, e erà lid."
A toy is only scared of God, thunder and avalanches.