What does the word mantel mean?

Usage examples for mantel

  1. There was a big picture hanging over the mantel. – The Boarded-Up House by Augusta Huiell Seaman
  2. When he raised them again it was, on the observation that the beautiful clock on the mantel was wrong, to consult once more his watch and then give a glance, in the chimney- glass, at the state of his moustache, the ends of which he twisted for a moment with due care. – The Awkward Age by Henry James