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lazy Susan

or lazy susan, Lazy Susan

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noun

a revolving tray for foods, condiments, etc., placed usually at the center of a dining table.
any similar structure, as a shelf or tabletop, designed to revolve so that whatever it holds can be seen or reached easily.

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Origin of lazy Susan

An Americanism dating back to 1915–20
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lazy Susan

noun

a revolving tray, often divided into sections, for holding condiments, etc
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