mantel, mantelpiece, mantle, mantlepiece, chimneypiece(noun)
shelf that projects from wall above fireplace
"in Britain they call a mantel a chimneypiece"
the shelf above a fireplace which may be also a structural support for the masonry of the chimney
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
Origin: [The same word as mantle a garment; cf. F. manteau de chemine. See Mantle.]
Mantel is a municipality in the district of Neustadt in Bavaria in Germany.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
man′tl, n. the ornamental shelf over a fireplace.—Also Man′tel-piece, Man′tel-shelf.
The numerical value of mantel in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of mantel in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
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