Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Sauce prepared with eggs, used with boiled fish, fowls, etc.

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Examples

  • Salt fish, soaked in water to rehydrate and remove salt, boiled and served with boiled parsnips and egg-sauce AKA hollandaise

    Alexia's London: Supper April 24, 1876

  • Salt fish, soaked in water to rehydrate and remove salt, boiled and served with boiled parsnips and egg-sauce AKA hollandaise

    Alexia's London: Supper April 24, 1876

  • The young person carved a fowl with the utmost delicacy, and asked so distinctly for egg-sauce, that poor Briggs, before whom that delicious condiment was placed, started, made a great clattering with the ladle, and once more fell back in the most gushing hysterical state.

    Vanity Fair

  • Do, prithee, dear Allworthy, come and dine with me at the Hercules Pillars: I have bespoke a shoulder of mutton roasted, and a spare-rib of pork, and a fowl and egg-sauce.

    The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling

  • It may be served with egg-sauce instead of parsnip, or boiled and served without flaking with the usual sauce.

    Burroughs' Encyclopaedia of Astounding Facts and Useful Information, 1889

  • Pour egg-sauce over it, or parsnips, boiled and beaten fine with butter and cream.

    Burroughs' Encyclopaedia of Astounding Facts and Useful Information, 1889

  • The young person carved a fowl with the utmost delicacy, and asked so distinctly for egg-sauce, that poor Briggs, before whom that delicious condiment was placed, started, made a great clattering with the ladle, and once more fell back in the most gushing hysterical state.

    XIV. Miss Crawley at Home

  • Bread-sauce and gravy, the same as for roast fowl, are exceedingly nice accompaniments to roast pigeons, as also egg-sauce.

    The Book of Household Management

  • Bread-sauce and gravy, the same as for roast fowl, are exceedingly nice accompaniments to roast pigeons, as also egg-sauce.

    The Book of Household Management

  • And the Cotton Snob verily, if persuaded it was the thing to have a juvenile African served up whole on state occasions, stuffed like a young grunter or prepared like a baron of beef, would never once hesitate to have young Sambo served with parsley and egg-sauce, or whatever else might be the taste of the hour; and

    Social relations in our Southern States,

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