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The act of scaling a fortified wall or rampart.
[French, from Italian scalata, ultimately from Latin scālae, ladder; see skand- in Indo-European roots.]
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|Noun||1.||escalader - someone who gains access by the use of ladders|
climber - someone who climbs as a sport; especially someone who climbs mountains; "the lead climber looked strong still but his partner often slumped in his ropes"
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