[eschaler]2 (1381)

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[eschaler]2 (1381)

[ FEW:  scala; Gdf: 3,381c escheler; GdfC: ; TL: 3,880 escheler; DEAF: ; DMF:  écheler; TLF: ; OED:  escale v.; MED:  scalen v. 2; DMLBS: 2950c scalare ]


1mil.to scale, climb into (with ladders)
( 1381 )  le dit Johan Cornwaille vient a dit chastel nuttandre ou cessante homes armés ou diz escales de guerre et escala le dit chastel é debrossa les eous et les fenestres de dit chastel  SC 8/55/2713
( 1409-10 )  [...] pur avoir emblé ou escalé le dit chastell  iii 629


1to scale
( 1422 )  par noet de mesme le jour eschaleront & entrerent  iv 193
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