Vole meaning

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(card games, intransitive) To win all the tricks by a vole.

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Any of various rodents of the genus Microtus and related genera, found throughout much of the Northern Hemisphere and having a short muzzle and tail and small ears.
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The winning of all the tricks during the play of one hand, as of bridge; a grand slam.
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Any of a number of small rodents (family Cricetidae), with a stout body and short tail.
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In old card games, the winning of all the tricks in a deal.
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Any of a large number of species of small rodents of the family Cricetidae.
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A deal in a card game that draws all the tricks.

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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
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Origin of vole

Short for obsolete volemouse perhaps from Norwegian vollmus Old Norse völlr field Old Norse mūs mouse