mantlepiece mantlepiece

Definition(s):

  • (n) shelf that projects from wall above fireplace

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  • There is nothing like stumbling into a small gallery on a dusty side street and finding the perfect watercolor to go above the mantlepiece.

News

  1. Westwood one round from glory but pitfalls await

    By Martyn Herman GULLANE, Scotland (Reuters) - Lee Westwood is 18 holes away from finally putting a major trophy on his mantlepiece but Sunday's British Open climax on Muirfield's dusty fairways may be the longest round of his life. The 40-year-old Briton, who has knocked on the major door so many times only to have it slammed in his face, emerged from a gripping third-round scrap with world ...
    on July 21, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  2. Golf-Westwood one round from glory but pitfalls await

    By Martyn Herman GULLANE, Scotland, July 20 (Reuters) - Lee Westwood is 18 holes away from finally putting a major trophy on his mantlepiece but Sunday's British Open climax on Muirfield's dusty fairways may be the longest round of his life. The 40-year-old Briton, who has knocked on the major door so many times only to have it slammed in his face, emerged from a gripping third-round scrap with ...
    on July 21, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. Cheryl, 24, told me: "We want to win a BRIT in 2008. It's really as simply as that." "Best Band, Best Album - it doesn't matter which, but it would be nice to have one on the mantlepiece because that's the one award everyone wants."
    on Jan 10, 2008 By: Cheryl Cole Source: Daily Star

  2. "If you can win one event, it's either here or Pipeline (Hawaii), they're the ones everyone wants on their mantlepiece," Fanning said.
    on May 11, 2008 By: Mick Fanning Source: The Age

  3. "I've got a couple of NMEs on my mantlepiece. This one I'm going to have to give to my mum to see if it will go on her mantelpiece and offend the neighbours," Bellamy told NME.COM. "There should be at least one offensive statue on everyone's...
    on Feb 29, 2008 By: Matthew Bellamy Source: NME.com

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