chimneypiece

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

chimney +‎ piece

Noun[edit]

chimneypiece ‎(plural chimneypieces)

  1. A mantelpiece.
    • 2007 February 9, Wendy Moonan, “Relics of the 19th Century, in a Sentimental Mood”[1], New York Times:
      Partridge Fine Art of London has a carved and gilded rococo chimneypiece festooned with Ho-Ho birds, garlands of flowers, fruit and female masks.