Definition of manteltree in English:


Syllabification: man·tel·tree
Pronunciation: /ˈmantlˌtrē
(also mantletree)


  • A beam or arch across the opening of a fireplace, supporting the masonry above.
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    • Some were hung on pegs driven into the manteltree, others simply sat on the hearth until they were needed.

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