Dog in the Midden, The

DESCRIPTION: The dog lay in the dunghill, saw the moon, "cockit his tail" and ran away. The cock crowed on the dunghill, ..., "flappit his wings" and flew away.
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1914 (GreigDuncan8)
KEYWORDS: nonballad chickens dog
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (2 citations):
GreigDuncan8 1663, "The Dog in the Midden" (2 texts, 2 tunes)
ADDITIONAL: Robert Chambers (Edited by Norah and William Montgomerie), Traditional Scottish Nursery Rhymes (1990 selected from Popular Rhymes) #40, p.32, ("The dog in the midden")

Roud #13042
cf. "Jock Robb" (tune, per GreigDuncan8)
File: GrD81663

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