box kite

noun

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

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Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web 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, 25 Feb. 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

1896, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of box kite was in 1896

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“Box kite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/box%20kite. Accessed 6 Feb. 2023.

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