Manteltree
Manteltree Man"tel*tree`, n. (Arch.) The lintel of a fireplace when of wood, as frequently in early houses. [1913 Webster]

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  • manteltree — [man′təltrē΄, mant′ ltrē΄] n. 1. a beam, stone, or arch above the opening of a fireplace, supporting the masonry above 2. Archaic MANTELPIECE …   English World dictionary

  • manteltree — /man tl tree /, n. 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. [1425 75; late ME; see MANTEL, TREE] * * * …   Universalium

  • manteltree — noun mantel …   Wiktionary

  • manteltree — noun a beam or arch across the opening of a fireplace, supporting the masonry above …   English new terms dictionary

  • manteltree — /ˈmæntltri/ (say mantltree) noun a wooden beam or arch or a stone arch forming the lintel of a fireplace …   Australian English dictionary

  • manteltree — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun Etymology: Middle English mantelltree, from mantell, mantel mantel + tree : mantel 1a …   Useful english dictionary

  • mantletree — /man tl tree /, n. manteltree. * * * …   Universalium

  • mantletree — /man tl tree /, n. manteltree …   Useful english dictionary

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