- turntable doctrine
n.Another term for “attractive nuisance,” so-called because railroad turntables are known to attract children who can be harmed by playing on them.
The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008.
- turntable doctrine
Webster's New World Law Dictionary. Susan Ellis Wild. 2000.
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