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mantelpiece

noun man·tel·piece \ˈman-təl-ˌpēs\

: the shelf above a fireplace and the decorative pieces on the sides of the fireplace

Full Definition of MANTELPIECE

1
:  a mantel with its side elements
2
:  mantel 2

First Known Use of MANTELPIECE

1686
MANTELPIECE Defined for Kids

mantelpiece

noun man·tel·piece \ˈman-təl-ˌpēs\

Definition of MANTELPIECE for Kids

1
:  a shelf above a fireplace along with side pieces
2
:  mantel

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