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manteltree

[man-tl-tree] /ˈmæn tlˌtri/
noun
1.
a wooden or stone lintel over the opening of a fireplace.
2.
a masonry arch used in place of such a lintel.
Also, mantletree.
Origin
late Middle English
1425-1475
1425-75; late Middle English; see mantel, tree
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British Dictionary definitions for mantel-tree

manteltree

/ˈmæntəlˌtriː/
noun
1.
a beam made of stone or wood that forms the lintel over a fireplace
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