- a tailless kite consisting of two or more light, box-shaped frames joined together, covered except at the ends and around the middle.
Origin of box kite
Examples from the Web for box kite
Historical Examples of box kite
Now you'll catch it,' I said, as the herald gusts set the big drum rolling down the street like a box-kite.A Diversity of Creatures
The trick with the dummy and the box-kite proved very effective, as far as Sid Joffy was concerned.The Motor Boys in the Clouds
The picture of aeroplanes at the close of this year recalls the Japanese box-kite.Mr. Punch's History of Modern England Vol. IV of IV.
Charles L. Graves
Their first machines depended for lateral stability on the vertical panels of the box-kite structure.The War in the Air; Vol. 1
A few hundred feet above the trees within the wall, a box-kite was straining at its rope in the rising gale.The Secret of the League
- a kite with a boxlike frame open at both ends