[noo-burg, nyoo-]


(of seafood) cooked with a cream sauce containing sherry: lobster Newburg.

Origin of Newburg

1900–05, Americanism; after Newburgh, a fishing village in Scotland Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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(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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