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[man-tl-et, mant-lit] /ˈmæn tlˌɛt, ˈmænt lɪt/

a short mantle.
Also, mantlet. Military.

a woman’s short mantle, often lace-trimmed, worn in the mid-19th century
a portable bulletproof screen or shelter


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    [man-tl-shelf] /ˈmæn tlˌʃɛlf/ noun, plural mantelshelves. 1. (def 2).

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