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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
noun: A revolving tray used for serving food, or a similar structure used to keep objects within easy reach.
It's not clear who the eponymous Susan in this term was. Earliest documented use: 1917.
"Lang Lang ate more than anyone, spinning the lazy Susan at the center of the table and scooping off."
David Remnick; The Olympian; The New Yorker; Aug 4, 2008.
See more usage examples of lazy susan in Vocabulary.com's dictionary.
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