from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A train or series of kites on one string and flying tandem, used for attaining great heights and for sending up instruments for meteorological observations or a man for military reconnaissance; also, a kite of such a train.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A number of kites connected in series and flying tandem, used for attaining great heights and sending up instruments for meteorological observations, aërial photography, signaling, etc.
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