This rhyme imitates the sound of a pigeon…


A slightly different version can be found in The Little Mother Goose (1912), illustrated by Jessie Willcox Smith:

Currahoo, curr dhoo,
Love me, and I'll love you!

Thanks and Acknowledgements

This rhyme can be found in The Nursery Rhyme Book, edited by Andrew Lang and illustrated by L. Leslie Brooke (1897).