Eddy kiteEd"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 It is now generally superseded by the box kite.
|a gadget; dingus; thingumbob.|
|a fool or simpleton; ninny.|
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