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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

It's a consoling notion that death is a very tiny hole, and you need to make yourself very small to get through it. One obviously needs to lighten off, and a rucksack full of bricks or a mantelpiece full of trophies will certainly have to be abandoned - the sooner the better, I say.
Michael Leunig

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

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

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
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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
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