Mantel – meaning of the word and examples

A beam, stone, or arch serving as a lintel to support the masonry above a fireplace. (Merriam – Webster)

A wooden or stone frame around the opening of a fireplace, together with its decorative facing. (Collins Dictionary)

Examples

Mantle. Your Dictionary

https://www.yourdictionary.com/mantel

Meaning of mantle piece. Longman.

https://www.ldoceonline.com/dictionary/mantelpiece

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