spin the plate

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Noun1.spin the plate - 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
child's game - a game enjoyed by children
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PUTTING A GOOD SPIN ON THINGS: Mark of Marko''s circus helps eight-year-old Jen Parkes spin the plate
He said: "The front room dining table would be removed to make room for party games such as ring on the string, postman's knock, pass the parcel and spin the plate.
They have been trying to spin the plates as quickly as they can.