Donald Cooper Donald Cooper, carle, quo' she, Can ye gird my coggie? Couthie carline, that I can, As weel's ony bodie. There ane about the mou' o't, And ane about the body o't, And ane about the leggen o't, And that's a girdit coggie! ________________________________________________________ Chambers PRS (1847), 179; (1870), 17. Ford CR 21; Montgomerie SNR (1946), 119 (no. 150). Leggen here = "the projection of the staves beyond the bottom of a barrel, usually bearing the lowest of its hoops, the hoop itself" (SND). MS
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