Pronunciation: (vōl),[key] —n. any of several small mouselike or ratlike rodents of the genus Microtus and related genera, having short limbs and a short tail.
Pronunciation: (vōl),[key] —n. 1. Cards.the winning by one player of all the tricks of a deal.
2. go the vole, a. to venture everything on the chance of great rewards.
b. to try one after another, as a variety of occupations: He went the vole and finally settled on watchmaking.