scaly, scaley, scaled
Meaning: having the body covered or partially covered with thin horny plates, as some fish and reptiles
I scaled a barbed-wire fence and made in that direction, but to no purpose.
Hook rose to the rock to breathe, and at the same moment Peter scaled it on the opposite side.
On this object, and on this alone, Hans's eyes and thoughts were fixed; forgetting the distance he had to traverse, he set off at an imprudent rate of walking, which greatly exhausted him before he had scaled the first range of the green and low hills.