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manteltree

or man·tle·tree

[ man-tl-tree ]
/ ˈmæn tlˌtri /
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noun
a wooden or stone lintel over the opening of a fireplace.
a masonry arch used in place of such a lintel.
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Origin of manteltree

late Middle English word dating back to 1425–75; see origin at mantel, tree
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British Dictionary definitions for manteltree

manteltree

mantletree

/ (ˈmæntəlˌtriː) /

noun
a beam made of stone or wood that forms the lintel over a fireplace
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