box kite

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noun

a tailless kite consisting of two or more light, box-shaped frames joined together, covered except at the ends and around the middle.

Nearby words

  1. box huckleberry,
  2. box iron,
  3. box jellyfish,
  4. box junction,
  5. box keel,
  6. box lacrosse,
  7. box loom,
  8. box lunch,
  9. box magazine,
  10. box nail

Origin of box kite

First recorded in 1895–1900

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British Dictionary definitions for box kite

box kite

noun

a kite with a boxlike frame open at both ends
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