mantlepiece [man-tl-pees] ExamplesWord Origin noun
Origin of mantlepiece+ Examples from the Web for mantlepiece Historical Examples of mantlepiece
Eight o’clock sounded from the ruins of Carthage on the mantlepiece.
He sat down opposite me and pointed to a photograph in the centre of his mantlepiece.
He turned as white as the sheet on the bed, and clutched the mantlepiece.
Jerome K. Jerome
If you want to do some writing, that’s the top of the desk on end against the mantlepiece.
E. W. Hornung
Edward was standing near the mantlepiece immersed in the paper.
W. L. George