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Kite (n.) Any raptorial bird of the subfamily Milvinae, of which many species are known. They have long wings, adapted for soaring, and usually a forked tail.
Kite (n.) Fig.: One who is rapacious.
Kite (n.) A light frame of wood or other material covered with paper or cloth, for flying in the air at the end of a string.
Kite (n.) A lofty sail, carried only when the wind is light.
Kite (n.) A quadrilateral, one of whose diagonals is an axis of symmetry.
Kite (n.) Fictitious commercial paper used for raising money or to sustain credit, as a check which represents no deposit in bank, or a bill of exchange not sanctioned by sale of goods; an accommodation check or bill.
Kite (n.) The brill.
Kite (v. i.) To raise money by "kites;" as, kiting transactions. See Kite, 6.
Kite (n.) The belly.