Meaning of vole

vole

Pronunciation: (vōl), [key]
— n.
  1. any of several small mouselike or ratlike rodents of the genus Microtus and related genera, having short limbs and a short tail.

vole

Pronunciation: (vōl), [key]
— n.
  1. the winning by one player of all the tricks of a deal.
  2. He went the vole and finally settled on watchmaking.
    1. to venture everything on the chance of great rewards.
    2. to try one after another, as a variety of occupations:He went the vole and finally settled on watchmaking.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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