What does the word kite mean?

Usage examples for 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 by 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 by Edward F. Elwin
  3. Kite rose, and reached his hat. – The Crown of Life by George Gissing