fly a kite

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fly a kite (third-person singular simple present flies a kite, present participle flying a kite, simple past flew a kite, past participle flown a kite)

  1. (slang, archaic) To raise money on commercial notes; to obtain money as by accommodation bills, the endorser having no actual money.
  2. Used other than with a figurative or idiomatic meaning: see fly,‎ kite.
    The children flew a kite in the park.