one of an American breed of medium-sized dogs having a smooth, glossy coat usually black, tan, and white in color, a square-cut muzzle, hanging ears, and a moderately high-set tail, used for hunting both in packs or individually, tailing the game by scent.
- American fried potatoes
- American friends service committee
a social-service organization founded 1917 by the Religious Society of Friends: Nobel Peace Prize 1947. Abbreviation: AFSC, A.F.S.C.
- American globeflower
a plant, Trollius laxus, of the buttercup family, of the northeastern and Great Lakes coastal areas of the U.S., having solitary, yellowish-green flowers.
- American gothic
a painting (1930) by Grant Wood. A painting by the twentieth-century American artist Grant Wood. It shows a gaunt farmer and a woman standing in front of a farmhouse; the man holds a pitchfork, and both wear severe expressions. Note: American Gothic has been the subject of many parodies on magazine covers and in advertising.