lazy Susan

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lazy Susan

n.
A revolving tray for condiments or food.
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lazy Susan

n
a revolving tray, often divided into sections, for holding condiments, etc
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la′zy Su′san

(or su′san) or La′zy Su′san,


n.
1. a revolving tray for foods, condiments, etc., placed usu. at the center of a dining table.
2. any similar structure, as a shelf or tabletop, designed to revolve so that whatever it holds can be seen or reached easily.
[1915–20]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lazy Susan - a revolving tray placed on a dining tablelazy Susan - a revolving tray placed on a dining table
tray - an open receptacle for holding or displaying or serving articles or food
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As Fisher spoke he bent down in a half-crouching attitude, to look at the volumes in the low, revolving shelf, for the whole bookstand was not much higher than an ordinary table.
Near the study table, on the floor, is a revolving shelf which she loves, made by her half-Mexican grandson Tekwani.
This is set with Sri Lankan sapphires, the largest of which was given by the Duke of Milan to Christian I in 1474; it was shown on a tilted revolving shelf. Another early treasure is the 1551 Sword of State, with a silver-gilt scabbard and hilt set with diamonds and enriched with antique motifs.