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.