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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French escalade, from Italian scalata, from scalare (to climb), from scala (ladder), from Latin scalae (ladder)

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NounEdit

escalade (plural escalades)

  1. An act of scaling walls or fortifications
    An escalade was required for the warriors to attack the troops.

VerbEdit

escalade (third-person singular simple present escalades, present participle escalading, simple past and past participle escaladed)

  1. (military, dated) To scale the walls of a fortification.

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