box kite

noun

Definition of box kite 

: a tailless kite consisting of two or more open-ended connected boxes

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That lump would grow into buyer's remorse when Hayes heard that, without the approval of Keystone's Alexander project, the developer would move forward with the original, big box Kite project. Emily Hopkins, Indianapolis Star, "Indianapolis Nora residents opposed a developer and won. Now, they've changed their minds.," 25 Feb. 2018

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First Known Use of box kite

1897, in the meaning defined above

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