[ noo-burg, nyoo- ]
/ ˈnu bɜrg, ˈnyu- /
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(of seafood) cooked with a cream sauce containing sherry: lobster Newburg.
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Origin of Newburg
1900–05, Americanism; after Newburgh, a fishing village in Scotland
Words nearby Newburg
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How to use Newburg in a sentence
For years, I saw a vision of myself dropping my babies from the open window of our three-bedroom home in Newburg.Why I Almost Killed Myself—And My Children|Daleen Berry|April 16, 2011|DAILY BEAST
Have the shells hot and then fill with oysters à la Newburg.Mrs. Wilson's Cook Book|Mary A. Wilson
The next stop was Newburg, and just before we arrived the brakeman again warned us.Tramping with Tramps|Josiah Flynt
Chicken croquettes or sweetbreads with peas, or lobster à la Newburg.The Complete Bachelor|Walter Germain
Make this precisely the same as crabs Newburg, using one pint of boiled lobster meat.
It was at Newburg that Washington was offered the title of King by the officers of the army, but declined it.America, Volume III (of 6)|Joel Cook
British Dictionary definitions for Newburg
/ (ˈnjuːbɜːɡ) /
(immediately postpositive) (of shellfish, esp lobster) cooked in a rich sauce of butter, cream, sherry, and egg yolks
Word Origin for Newburg
of unknown origin
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