American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Served in a rich sauce made of cream, egg yolks, butter, and sherry: lobster Newburg; seafood Newburg.
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.
- Origin unknown. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
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