Some of the gaming houses were attacked; the iron doors were forced; the barred windows were escaladed.
He escaladed the path, left it, returned to it, quick and venturous.
At length the Indians fell back; the wall was not yet escaladed.
The walls of Tinghae were escaladed, and the British colours soon waved over the fortifications.
The fort was escaladed by the French late at night and the palisades made short work of by the hatchets of their bushrangers.
It sustained three sieges, and in 1644 was escaladed and taken by Prince Rupert with considerable slaughter.
The cat escaped once more and Mahony began to throw stones at the wall she had escaladed.
Is there a fort to be stormed, or a castle wall to be escaladed, then, they are the boys for your work.
It was a great step made, but it was as nothing so long as the rock was not escaladed.
For facing us were the mountain heights, which had to be escaladed before we could leave the river gulch.
1590s, "action of using ladders to scale the walls of a fortified place," from Middle French escalade (16c.) "an assault with ladders on a fortification," from Italian scalata, fem. past participle of scalare "to climb by means of a ladder," from scala "ladder," related to Latin scandere "to climb" (see scan). For initial e-, see especial.