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English → English (gcide) Definition: Haliastur Indus Kite \Kite\ (k[imac]t), n. [OE. kyte, AS. c[=y]ta; cf. W. cud, cut.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Zo["o]l.) Any raptorial bird of the subfamily Milvin[ae], of which many species are known. They have long wings, adapted for soaring, and usually a forked tail. [1913 Webster] Note: The European species are Milvus ictinus and Milvus migrans ; the pariah kite of India is Milvus govinda; the sacred or Brahmany kite of India is Haliastur Indus ; the American fork-tailed kite is the Nauclerus furcatus . [1913 Webster] 2. Fig.: One who is rapacious. [1913 Webster] Detested kite, thou liest. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 3. A light frame of wood or other material covered with paper or cloth, for flying in the air at the end of a string. [1913 Webster] 4. (Naut.) A lofty sail, carried only when the wind is light. [1913 Webster] 5. (Geom.) A quadrilateral, one of whose diagonals is an axis of symmetry. --Henrici. [1913 Webster] 6. 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. [Cant] [1913 Webster] 7. (Zo["o]l.) The brill. [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster] 8. (Naut.) A form of drag to be towed under water at any depth up to about forty fathoms, which on striking bottom is upset and rises to the surface; -- called also sentry. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] Flying kites. (Naut.) See under Flying. Kite falcon (Zo["o]l.), an African falcon of the genus Avicida, having some resemblance to a kite. [1913 Webster]

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