One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
(of an egg) recently laid.
- ‘Have a breakfast of muesli, chopped fruit and yoghurt, maybe a new-laid egg, boiled.’
- ‘A short play, The Bandicoot and the Egg, before the main show, follows the trials and tribulations of Polly the Parrot and her new-laid egg which has been stolen.’
- ‘I made them using half a ciabatta, crisply cooked organic bacon, and the Geordie Ambassador's missus's new-laid eggs, perfectly cooked, sunny side up.’
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