Etymology
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mantelpiece (n.)

"the horizontal shelf or hood above a fireplace," 1680s, from mantel + piece (n.1).

updated on June 04, 2020

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Definitions of mantelpiece from WordNet

mantelpiece (n.)
shelf that projects from wall above fireplace;
Synonyms: mantel / mantle / mantlepiece / chimneypiece
Etymologies are not definitions. From wordnet.princeton.edu, not affiliated with etymonline.