Recent Examples of mantelpiece from the Web
The cabinet card was made to be held, cherished, or displayed on the mantelpiece.
There are 34 barristers at 4 Stone, including Jonathan Crow, whose office features a stuffed crow on the mantelpiece.
Or a mantelpiece worth as much as $10,000, or an antique oak door worth perhaps $600.
But there is a broader market for such relatively commonplace items as antique tile floors, wood paneling, mantelpieces and chimneys, and sometimes even for staircases.
And stagehands have pulled an audience member onstage to hold up a mantelpiece that keeps falling off the set.
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First Known Use of mantelpiece
MANTELPIECE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of mantelpiece for English Language Learners
: the shelf above a fireplace and the decorative pieces on the sides of the fireplace
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