mantel mantel  /ˈmæn təl/

Definition(s):

  • (n) shelf that projects from wall above fireplace

Usage(s):

  1. But with a $143 million payroll, two Series trophies on his mantel and the promise of more to come, Lucchino is no Luke Skywalker.
  2. The trowel, suitably engraved, hangs over his mantel.

News

  1. What I Learned From Vince Flynn

    Names like Palin, Breitbart, Coulter, Malkin, and Rumsfeld are just a few which I choose to put on my mantel; however, tonight, as I looked at these books, my eyes fell upon Consent to Kill by Vince Flynn, and for the first time all day, I allowed myself to cry.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: The Christian Post

  2. Young, broke and single? Des Moines is your kind of town

    Add another trophy to Des Moines' mythical mantel: This is one of the top 10 cities to live if you are 'young, broke and single.'
    on June 19, 2013     Source: The Des Moines Register

  3. SoCal Fireplace Mantels Offers Modern Fireplace Mantel Designs

    LOS ANGELES, June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- SoCal Fireplace Mantels , the leading Los Angeles fireplace mantels manufacturer, offers modern fireplace mantel designs. Choose from an existing design or have ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. "I am delighted to be stepping up to the mantel at such a fantastic club," Bates said. "I recognize Leeds United is a great club that has fallen on hard times. We have a lot of hard work ahead of us to get the club back to where it belongs in...
    on Jan 21, 2005 By: Ken Bates Source: TSN.ca

  2. "About those sticks on the mantel," Reagan said to Temple. "Is anything going to happen to them?"
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Ronald Reagan Source: Denver Post

  3. "I feel like what I do best really shows up in October," Mientkiewicz said. "If Joe wants Jason to play, who argues [with] that? The guy's got an MVP on his mantel and World Series experience, too. Jason and I just want to give Joe an option....
    on Sep 18, 2007 By: Doug Mientkiewicz Source: MLB.com

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