scaling ladder

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scaling ladder

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a ladder used to climb high walls, esp one used formerly to enter a besieged town, fortress, etc
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Noun1.scaling ladder - a ladder used to scale walls (as in an attack)scaling ladder - a ladder used to scale walls (as in an attack)
ladder - steps consisting of two parallel members connected by rungs; for climbing up or down
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scaling ladder

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These outlaws have indeed a daring captain; but without machines, scaling ladders, and experienced leaders, my castle may defy them.
Our artillery were bombarding the enemy's trenches for days, and night after night our carrying parties were bringing gas cylinders and scaling ladders up to the front line.
Photographs from the scene showed fire fighters scaling ladders to access the building's upper floors with fire engines pumping water through hoses placed on the ground floor.
While agency teams broker deals and dominate the headlines, building surveyors can often be found behind the scenes scaling ladders and taking measurements.
And a lack of it certainly proved no barrier to scaling ladders to enter a several-ladders to enter a severalstorey-high building, storey-high building, although a love of clambering did come in bering did come in handy when getting into the driving seat of the crew's huge 4x4 vehicle.
The product also negates the need for dangerous attempts at clearing snow and ice from satellite dishes, such as scaling ladders and getting on roofs.
The mini-movie, which featured Wallace and Gromit scaling ladders to hoist the bunting up around a magnificent Trust manor, will be shown at 14 National Trust locations.