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Katie Bairdie hid a coo,
Black an' white aboot the mou' ;
Wisna that a dainty coo ? -
Dance Katie Bairdie.
Katie Bairdie hid a cat,
She could catch baith moose and rat ;
Wisna that a dainty cat ? -
Dance Katie Bairdie.
Katie Bairdie hid a hen,
She could lay baith but an' ben ;
Wisna that a dainty hen ? -
Dance Katie Bairdie.
Katie Bairdie hid a wife,
She could use baith fork an' knife ;
Wisna that a dainty wife ? -
Dance Kaitie Bairdie.
Katie Bairdie hid a wean,
Widna play whan it cam' on rain ;
Wisna that a dainty wean ? -
Dance Katie Bairdie.
Footnote : Bairn's songs played their part in the Scottish Folk Revival including  this lively, humorous ditty which I remember from my days at primary school - too many years ago to mention!  

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