Courils are gnomes who are reputed to inhabited the ruins at Tresmalouen, a hamlet in Brittany. They appear to be related to the gorics and like the latter are fond of dancing, and are quite as malignantly inclined to strangers who may stumble into their ring.
- Spence, Lewis. (1917). Legends and Romances of Brittany. New York: Fredrick A. Stokes, p. 99.