mantelpiece

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noun man·tel·piece \ˈman-təl-ˌpēs\

Definition of mantelpiece

  1. 1 :  a mantel with its side elements

  2. 2 :  mantel 2

1686

First Known Use of mantelpiece

1686


MANTELPIECE Defined for English Language Learners

mantelpiece

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noun man·tel·piece \ˈman-təl-ˌpēs\

Definition of mantelpiece for English Language Learners

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


MANTELPIECE Defined for Kids

mantelpiece

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noun man·tel·piece \ˈman-təl-ˌpēs\

Definition of mantelpiece for Students

  1. 1 :  a shelf above a fireplace along with side pieces

  2. 2 :  mantel


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