Part of speech: noun

A hawk - like bird having long pointed wings and a forked tail.

Part of speech: noun

A slender frame covered with light fabric, to be flown in the air.

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Usage examples "kite":

  1. Doubtless his brilliant, haggard eyes, Long since took leave of life and light, And those lithe limbs I used to prize Feasted the jackal and the kite. - "India's Love Lyrics", Adela Florence Cory Nicolson (AKA Laurence Hope), et al..
  2. The kite, without the support of its line, soon begins to flutter downwards. - "India and the Indians", Edward F. Elwin.
  3. Kite rose, and reached his hat. - "The Crown of Life", George Gissing.