scaling ladder

NOUN
  1. a ladder used to scale walls (as in an attack)
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How To Use scaling ladder In A Sentence

  • The first line was to carry two scaling ladders. Times, Sunday Times
  • The first line was to carry two scaling ladders. Times, Sunday Times
  • One and all, the reivers were well armed, "with spur on heel, and splent on spauld," and with them they carried scaling ladders, picks, axes, and iron crowbars. Stories of the Border Marches
  • Scaling Ladder - One who was fearless in attacking.
  • Until the early fifth century, this was a matter of putting up scaling ladders or constructing a siege mound against the city-wall while bombarding the battlements with javelins, arrows, and stones.
  • Aerial shots of the beleaguered fort, with Mexican troops climbing scaling ladders, lit by flashes of musketry, are striking.
  • One and all, the reivers were well armed, "with spur on heel, and splent on spauld," and with them they carried scaling ladders, picks, axes, and iron crowbars. Stories of the Border Marches
  • A week ago he'd been damning his coolies for useless, but now he was in a desperate fret for their welfare — they were to carry in the scaling ladders in the teeth of cannon, jingal-fire, spears, stinkpots and whatever else the Manchoos were hurling from the walls, and Temple, the ass, was determined to go in with them. Flashman and the Dragon
  • A week ago he'd been damning his coolies for useless, but now he was in a desperate fret for their welfare - they were to carry in the scaling ladders in the teeth of cannon, jingal-fire, spears, stinkpots and whatever else the Manchoos were hurling from the walls, and Temple, the ass, was determined to go in with them. Flashman and the Dragon
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