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Meaning of MANTEL

Pronunciation:  'mantl

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  shelf that projects from wall above fireplace; "in England they call a mantel a chimneypiece"
 

MANTEL is a 6 letter word that starts with M.

 

 Synonyms: chimneypiece, mantelpiece, mantle, mantlepiece
 
 See Also: fireplace, hearth, open fireplace, shelf

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Man"tel\, n. [The same word as mantle a garment; cf. F.
manteau de chemin['e]e. See {Mantle}.] (Arch.)
The finish around a fireplace, covering the chimney-breast in
front and sometimes on both sides; especially, a shelf above
the fireplace, and its supports. [Written also {mantle}.]

 

 

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