new burg


[noo-burg, nyoo-]
(of seafood) cooked with a cream sauce containing sherry: lobster Newburg.

1900–05, Americanism; after Newburgh, a fishing village in Scotland Unabridged
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Newburg (ˈnjuːbɜːɡ)
(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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