from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Turned up at the end. Used of the nose.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Turned up, as in describing the nose.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Turned up, as the end of a nose; pug.
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).(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
from the French retroussé, past participle of retrousser, to bundle or tie up. (Wiktionary)
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