Thesaurus / escalade

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At Cardevola, the enemy had two forts, which were carried by escalade.

He was answered that the faubourg, being walled and moated, could be taken only by escalade or battery.

The remainder of his troops diverged a little to the right to escalade the breach in the Kashmir bastion.

Forty-one years in IndiaFrederick Sleigh Roberts

With 1200 men he took Hoorn by escalade; plunder-laden and sated, they returned to the sea.

He determined, therefore, to attempt to carry the place by escalade.

I do not think that the gavachos will ever venture to attempt an escalade.

The Buccaneer ChiefGustave Aimard

And with his clubbed rifle he killed an Apache who was trying to escalade the hut.

An escalade of sheer mountains and a battling through vales choked with unbelievable thorns.

No: a revolution in ideas and in prejudices is not made with that rapidity; it moves gradually; it does not escalade.

The outer walls were surrounded by a deep fosse and "frasing" which rendered it secure from escalade.

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