overmantel

noun
over·​man·​tel | \ ˈō-vər-ˌman-tᵊl How to pronounce overmantel (audio) \

Definition of overmantel

: an ornamental structure (such as a painting) above a mantelpiece

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overmantel adjective

First Known Use of overmantel

1882, in the meaning defined above

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“Overmantel.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/overmantel. Accessed 29 January 2020.

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