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eddy kite Explained

Eddy kite at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Eddy kite \Ed"dy kite\ Called also {Malay kite}. [After William
A. Eddy, American kite expert.]
A quadrilateral, tailless kite, with convex surfaces exposed
to the wind. This kite was extensively used by Eddy in his
famous meteorological experiments. It is now generally
superseded by the box kite.