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kite: rapacious person, also indefinitely as a term of reproach H5 II. i. 80, Lr. I. iv. 286, Ant. III. xi. [xiii.] 89 ∥ In H5 II. i. 80 “kite of Cressids kind, ?” read “kit” (=kitten), as in F4, the passage being app. an echo of Gascoigne's Dan Bartholomew ‘kits of Cressides kinde’.
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