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Definitions of mantel

  1. shelf that projects from wall above fireplace; "in England they call a mantel a chimneypiece" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. A narrow ornamental shelf above a fireplace. Also, mantelpiece. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  3. Shelf above a fire place. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  4. The facing about a fireplace, including the shelf above it; the shelf. Mantelpiece. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  5. Mantelshelf. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  6. A beam or slab resting on the jambs of a fire-place. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  7. The shelf, slab, or other ornamental work above a fireplace, to conceal the chimney; also called mantelpiece. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for mantel

  1. On the mantel I observed a picture of an old lady. – Child of a Century, v3 by Alfred de Musset
  2. It's real lucky we have a mantel isn't it? – Poor, Dear Margaret Kirby and Other Stories by Kathleen Norris
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