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Synonyms for mantel

shelf that projects from wall above fireplace

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Put a gold up on the mantelshelf for Japanese women's judo.
To avoid injuries, the corners of a mantelshelf were covered with a padding of Christmas paper napkins, tied on with brown parcel tape.
THERE is an old Biblical saying, which has adorned many a mantelshelf, which says, "Be sober: be vigilant.
Sprigs of conifers (yes, even the dreaded Leyland cypress) can be wired together to make a festive wreath for the door or even a swag to decorate a mantelshelf or wall.
This features three original chapel arched windows to the front, a ceiling rose, deep coved ceiling, downlighters, Living Flame coal-effect gas fire set in a marble fireplace and hearth with decorative timber fire surround with fluted columns and timber mantelshelf.
There was a soiled and tawdry mirror above a massive metal and marble clock supported by a lion couchant on the mantelshelf.
Later, when Dorian shows Basil the portrait, he once again assumes the role of spectator--this time without even a shred of doubt or regret: "The young man was leaning against the mantelshelf, watching [Basil] with that strange expression that one sees on the faces of those who are absorbed in a play when some great artist is acting.