"Volat" is an expression used in tarok to denote that no tricks have been made by an opponent.
The young Count will be there to-night, and we'll have some tarok.
The young people danced, the old played whist or tarok, and they stayed till daybreak.
Conversations round the room were now carried on in whispers; tarok cards were produced and here and there a game was in progress.
The gentlemen are in the ante-room playing at whist and tarok, and perhaps a little innocent game of hazard.