This short lullaby is about the tailor's cattle. The second verse refers to a thousand ships on the Irish Sea.
2 (4-line) verses plus (4-line) choruses.See:'Tocher' 35 (The School of Scottish Studies) p. 330'Folksongs and Folklore of South Uist' (M. F. Shaw) Song 41
County - Midlothian
Parish - Edinburgh
Village - Edinburgh