escalade

[ es-kuh-leyd, -lahd, es-kuh-leyd, -lahd ]SEE DEFINITION OF escalade

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ESCALADE

This body then made their way through the suburbs, to escalade the city walls.

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

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

He seems fitted for the race and the escalade rather than for the struggle.

The tte-du-pont, a strong fortification, was taken by escalade.

He knew the weak points, and he could escalade the walls where they were unguarded.

And ever since the Genevans celebrate the day of the Escalade.

Famine or escalade was what the garrison had chiefly to fear.

The Achaeans were not able to invest Troy, and they never dreamed of an escalade.

They dashed forward more furiously than ever to escalade the wall.

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