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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Served in a rich sauce made of cream, egg yolks, butter, and sherry: lobster Newburg; seafood Newburg.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A preparation of delicate meat or shell-fish, stewed usually in cream, thickened with eggs and flavored with wine: frequently made in a chafing-dish. Also Newberg, Newburgh.

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(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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