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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

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