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Noun: chimneypiece  'chim-nee,pees
  1. Shelf that projects from wall above fireplace
    "in Britain they call a mantel a chimneypiece";
    - mantel, mantelpiece, mantle, mantlepiece

Derived forms: chimneypieces

Type of: shelf

Part of: fireplace, hearth, open fireplace

Encyclopedia: Chimneypiece