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New·burgalso New·burgh (no͞o′bûrg′, nyo͞o′-)
Served in a rich sauce made of cream, egg yolks, butter, and sherry: lobster Newburg; seafood Newburg.
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(Cookery) (immediately postpositive) (of shellfish, esp lobster) cooked in a rich sauce of butter, cream, sherry, and egg yolks
[of unknown origin]
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New•burg(ˈnu bɜrg, ˈnyu-)
served with a cream sauce containing sherry: lobster Newburg.
[1900–05, orig. uncertain]
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