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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They’re using their hatred of America and their promotion of hatred of America to take over the mantel of leadership in the Muslim world, this of course to me shows that even if a nuclear deal is reached between Iran and the U.S. it does not necessarily mean that Iran is going to change its ideological fundamental line against the U.S.
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