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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. [1913 Webster] The brave black flag I fly. --W. S. Gilbert. [1913 Webster] 2. To fly or flee from; to shun; to avoid. [1913 Webster] Sleep flies the wretch. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] To fly the favors of so good a king. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 3. To hunt with a hawk. [Obs.] --Bacon. [1913 Webster] 4. To manage (an aircraft) in flight; as, to fly an a["e]roplane. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] To fly a kite (Com.), to raise money on commercial notes. [Cant or Slang] [1913 Webster]