overmantel

[ oh-ver-man-tl ]
/ ˈoʊ vərˌmæn tl /

adjective

situated above a mantelpiece.

noun

an ornament or panel situated above a mantelpiece.

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Origin of overmantel

First recorded in 1880–85; over- + mantel
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British Dictionary definitions for overmantel

overmantel
/ (ˈəʊvəˌmæntəl) /

noun

an ornamental shelf over a mantelpiece, often with a mirror
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