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Definition of Mantelpiece


  1. Same as Mantel.

Mantelpiece Quotations

I don't look like someone who leans on a mantelpiece with a cocktail in my hand, you know.
Charles Bronson

The Syrians lost out because they happened to have their revolution during an election cycle in America, France, and bizarrely, some kind of election cycle in Russia. Obama wasn't going to be seen to commit anything to Syria, that would be political suicide, but he's also got a Nobel Peace Prize sitting on his mantelpiece.
Paul Conroy

The simple tableau is so rich with meaning that whether represented on the mantelpiece or in the mind, it seems suspended, complete unto itself, somewhere in eternity.
Lucinda Franks

Now this really is something to put on the mantelpiece.
Mary Leakey

Most of these pictures, taken while travelling, were developed on the mantelpiece of a hotel room, which proves that the method is easy enough to carry out.
Gabriel Lippmann
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Mantelpiece Translations

mantelpiece in Dutch is schoorsteenmantel
mantelpiece in German is Kaminplatte
mantelpiece in Spanish is repisa
mantelpiece in Swedish is spiselkrans