escalade

See also: escaladé

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

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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FrenchEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Italian scalata.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

escalade f (plural escalades)

  1. (sports) climbing
  2. escalation

Derived termsEdit

VerbEdit

escalade

  1. first-person singular present indicative of escalader
  2. third-person singular present indicative of escalader
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of escalader
  4. third-person singular present subjunctive of escalader
  5. second-person singular imperative of escalader

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