verb (used with object), es·ca·lad·ed, es·ca·lad·ing.
Origin of escalade
Related formses·ca·lad·er, noun
Examples from the Web for escalading
Three or four blows of an axe would have made a broad entrance for an escalading party.Reminiscences of Forts Sumter and Moultrie in 1860-'61|Abner Doubleday
It might be thought that this manner of building offered considerable facilities to an escalading enemy.Paris from the Earliest Period to the Present Day; Volume 1|William Walton
They had a forward rake to increase by the overhang the difficulty of escalading them.Life in an Indian Outpost|Gordon Casserly
Among the killed was Captain Haynes, shot while escalading the wall of Makonis head kraal.The Matabele Campaign|R. S. S. Baden-Powell