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kite

Definitions


[kʌɪt], (Noun)

Definitions:
- a toy consisting of a light frame with thin material stretched over it, flown in the wind at the end of a long string.

- a medium to large long-winged bird of prey which typically has a forked tail and frequently soars on updraughts of air.

- a fraudulent cheque, bill, or receipt.

- a quadrilateral figure having two pairs of equal adjacent sides, symmetrical only about one diagonal.


Phrases:
- as high as a kite

Origin:
Old English cȳta (in kite (sense 2 of the noun)); probably of imitative origin and related to German Kauz ‘screech owl’. The toy was so named because it hovers in the air like the bird


[kʌɪt], (Verb)

Definitions:
- fly a kite
(e.g: while I kited, she would always watch out for me)

- write or use (a cheque, bill, or receipt) fraudulently.


Phrases:
- as high as a kite

Origin:




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