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 for To fly a kite
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Fly \Fly\, v. t.
     1. To cause to fly or to float in the air, as a bird, a kite,
        a flag, etc.
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              The brave black flag I fly.           --W. S.
                                                    Gilbert.
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     2. To fly or flee from; to shun; to avoid.
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              Sleep flies the wretch.               --Dryden.
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              To fly the favors of so good a king.  --Shak.
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     3. To hunt with a hawk. [Obs.] --Bacon.
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     4. To manage (an aircraft) in flight; as, to fly an
        a["e]roplane.
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     To fly a kite (Com.), to raise money on commercial notes.
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