escalade definition

  • noun:
    • The work of scaling a fortified wall surface or rampart.
    • An act of scaling wall space or fortifications
    • A furious assault created by troops on a fortified location, which ladders are acclimatized to pass a ditch or mount a rampart.
    • A mounting in the shape of a ladder or ladders; particularly, an assault on a fortified destination by troops which mount or go its defenses because of the aid of ladders.
    • an act of scaling by way of ladders (especially the walls of a fortification)
  • verb:
    • To scale the wall space of a fortification.
    • climb up up and over
  • verb-transitive:
    • To install and pass or enter in the shape of ladders; to scale.
  • others:
    • To measure; mount and pass or enter through a ladder: because, to escalade a wall.

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