ditty (n.) Old form(s): Dittie
song
1H4 III.i.119[Glendower to Hotspur] I framed to the harp / Many an English ditty lovely well
MND V.i.385[Oberon to Fairies] this ditty after me / Sing
PP.14.19[of Philomela] she doth welcome daylight with her ditty
PP.20.11[of the nightingale] sung the dolefull'st ditty
Tem I.ii.406[Ferdinand to himself] This ditty does remember my drowned father
Ven.836[of Venus] She ... sings extemporally a woeful ditty
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