MEANING: noun: Something trivial; a task easily accomplished.

ETYMOLOGY: From child, from Old English cild + play, from Old English plegan. Ultimately from the Indo-European root dlegh- (to engage oneself), which also gave us pledge, plight, and indulge. Earliest documented use: 1275.

CHILD'S PLAN - When I grow up I'm gonna be a fireman...or a rocket pilot!

CHILE'S PLAY - original title for Evita; most memorable song was "Don't Cry for Me, Valparaiso"

CHILD'S PLAY - the 305 Ballads that minstrels have drawn on for 150 years