mantelshelf


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mantelshelf

That part of a mantelpiece which constitutes a shelf.
References in classic literature ?
Guppy casts up his eyes at the portrait of Lady Dedlock over the mantelshelf and replies, "Tony, you are asked to leave that to the honour of your friend.
She stood it on the mantelshelf, remote from the dressmaker's eyes, and then put the room door open, and the house door open, and turned the little low chair and its occupant towards the outer air.
So how does scriptwriter Julian Fellowes, the actor/writer who already has an Oscar on his mantelshelf for his screenplay for Gosford Park, plead to this accusation of blatant manufacture?
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.