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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Shelf that projects from the wall above a fireplace.

Usage examples (35)
  • The tick-tock of the brown clock on the mantelpiece is loud and the tap that Tada has mended three times drip-drips in the scullery.
  • There was a very bonny-painted cloth alang the chimley -- what they call a mantelpiece border, I warrant. "
  • Hanging over his mantelpiece was a photograph of Alison.
  • Over the mantelpiece was the brownish picture of the white horse. for more
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