Definitions for mantelˈmæn tl; -ˌpis

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

man•telˈmæn tl; -ˌpis(n.)

or man•tle 1 7

  1. a construction framing the opening of a fireplace and usu. covering part of the chimney breast in a decorative manner.

  2. Ref: Also called mantelshelf.; Also calledman′tel•piece`, man′tle•piece`

Origin of mantel:

1510–20; sp. var. of mantle

Princeton's WordNet

  1. mantel, mantelpiece, mantle, mantlepiece, chimneypiece(noun)

    shelf that projects from wall above fireplace

    "in Britain they call a mantel a chimneypiece"


  1. mantel(Noun)

    the shelf above a fireplace which may be also a structural support for the masonry of the chimney

Webster Dictionary

  1. Mantel(noun)

    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


  1. Mantel

    Mantel is a municipality in the district of Neustadt in Bavaria in Germany.

Anagrams of mantel

  1. malent

  2. lament, Lament.

  3. mantle

  4. mental

  5. Lament

  6. Lament.

Translations for mantel

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


an item of outdoor clothing, with sleeves, that covers from the shoulders usually to the knees

a coat and hat.

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