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Noun: escalade  'e-sku,leyd or ,e-sku'leyd
  1. An act of scaling by the use of ladders (especially the walls of a fortification)
Verb: escalade  'e-sku,leyd or ,e-sku'leyd
  1. Climb up and over
    "They had to escalade canyons to reach their destination"

Derived forms: escalading, escaladed, escalades

Type of: climb, climb up, go up, mount, scaling

Encyclopedia: Escalade