eschellement (1396)

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eschellement (1396)

[ FEW: 11,266a scala; Gdf: 3,381b eschelement; GdfC: ; TL: 3,880 eschelement; DEAF: ; DMF:  échellement; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]


1mil.escalade (action of scaling the walls of a fortified place using ladders)
( 1396 )  durant ces dictes treves aucuns chastel, ville ou fortresse ne pourra estre [...] soubtrait ou acquis de l'une partie sur l'autre par force d'armes, par eschellemens, donacion, permutacion [...]  568
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