With most diseases spread by rodents, the mouse or rat or vole is only an intermediary (a “host”) for fleas and lice and the like.
So, as I was determined to go the vole, I have taken care you shall dip as deep as I; it signifies nothing plunging.
For a long time the vole, not daring to move, remained in the shadow.
The Count won the vole, or all five tricks, and swept the stakes towards him.
As he is the weaker, the vole is obliged to submit to this vexatious tax.
The vole makes successive cuttings, 40 or 50 millimeters from the ground, until the desired parts of the plant are within reach.
I have the vole and the king, said Croque, marking three points.
Prater Canyon is the only one of these localities at which any other species of vole was taken.
The extent of the molt line, if the vole was molting, was recorded.
The marking was done by cutting off one or more toes in such a manner that the vole could later be identified.
1805, volemouse, literally "field-mouse," with first element probably from Old Norse völlr "field," from Proto-Germanic *walthuz (cf. Icelandic völlr, Swedish vall "field," Old English weald; see wold).