spin the platter


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n spin the platter a game in which something round (as a plate) is spun on edge and the name of a player is called; the named player must catch the spinning object before it falls or pay a forfeit
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In literature:

If successful, he calls another number after again spinning the platter.
"School, Church, and Home Games" by George O. Draper

In news:

This week, Surfin' dusts off the Victrola to spin some platters (or queues up the MP3 player to play some tunes).