scalade

[skuh-leyd]

Origin of scalade

First recorded in 1585–95; variant of escalade
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scalade

scalado (skəˈleɪdəʊ)

noun plural -lades or -lados
  1. short for escalade

Word Origin for scalade

C16: from Old Italian scalada, from scala a ladder; see scale ³
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