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  • Towering, kite-shaped airships could herald a new era of luxury transport following today's introduction of the Aircruise concept.

    Aircruise Luxury 'Air Ships' Could Float You Around The World

  • A trapezohedron is a solid whose faces are kite-shaped quadrilaterals, like a 10-sided die.

    Kenneth Hite's Journal

  • It showed an image of a knight on horseback clad in chain mail, wearing a close-fitting open helmet with a nose-guard and carrying a large kite-shaped shield.

    Crusader Gold

  • I then loosed his clothes, primarily to confirm his identity, and found just above one hip the kite-shaped birth-mark described by Billy Birdsong.

    The Beekeeper's Apprentice

  • It's a big -- like a kite-shaped area out there that goes up into Colorado and over into New Mexico.

    CNN Transcript - Larry King Live: Why Has Texas Tech Hired Bobby Knight? - March 26, 2001

  • Garric struck low, under the kite-shaped shield one carried, and split the other lich to midchest with an overhand stroke.

    Lord of the Isles

  • Although Madelyne held no such protection, both Duncan and Gilard blocked the branches that would have plucked her from her seat, using their kite-shaped shields as barriers against the gnarled branches barring their path.

    Honor’s Splendour

  • Two servants hurried toward the watting knight, holding the kite-shaped shield between them in order to share its weight, and when they reached his side, they waited in silence for the warrior to lift it.

    Gentle Warrior

  • The balcony faced south, with the kite-shaped Southern Cross flying on its side in the sky straight ahead; and orange lights stretching like a chain away towards Durban down the motorway.

    Smokescreen

  • The insane image of Butler in chain-mail, kite-shaped shield on his shoulder, swinging a great Crusading sword in the midst of a crowd of howling Arabs, rose in Roskill's mind.

    The Alamut Ambush

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