copulate (with) a woman. This British term, of limited male usage, is a euphemism based on the imagery of mounting, jumping (bones), leaping (up the ladder), climbing up. 'Ive scaled a few in my time.'
2. A one-to-ten scale, then being the highest, scoring the attractiveness or sex appeal of women.
Quote: Ben Shockley (Clint Eastwood) about Augusta Malley (Sondra Locke) in The Gauntlet (1977): ' On a scale of one to ten I'd have to give her a two, and that's just because I've never seen a one before.'
3. A one-to-ten method of scoring a person's performance in bed.
Quote: 'On your finger scale, how was my wife?' Bruce Willis to Bruce McGill in The Last Boy Scout (1991). Bruce, earlier in the movie, described a woman: ' She's a '3'. That means I cut off 3 of my fingers to....'