Definition of Overmantel

1. Noun. A shelf over a mantelpiece.

Generic synonyms: Shelf



Definition of Overmantel

1. Noun. A decorative structure, usually plasterwork or carved wood, and sometimes containing a mirror, over a mantelpiece ¹

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Definition of Overmantel

1. [n -S]

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Literary usage of Overmantel

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1. A Dictionary of Architecture and Building, Biographical, Historical, and by Russell Sturgis (1901)
"overmantel (adjectival term). Occupying the space above a mantelshelf, or the front of ... overmantel mirrors, pictures, panels, and the like are spoken of; ..."

2. Cabinetwork and Joinery: Comprising Designs and Details of Construction by Paul N Hasluck (1907)
"Section, showing Shape of Diagonal Lines on overmantel. ... 193 to 195 are views of a handsome overmantel, the chief feature being the turned pillars which ..."

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