Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Turned up at the end. Used of the nose.

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  • adj. Turned up, as in describing the nose.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Turned up, as the end of a nose; pug.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

French, past participle of retrousser, to turn back, from Old French : re-, re- + torser, trousser, to tie in a bundle (probably from Vulgar Latin *torsāre, from *torsus, twisted, variant of Latin tortus, past participle of torquēre, to twist; see torque1).

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from the French retroussé, past participle of retrousser, to bundle or tie up.

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