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musher

[muhsh-er] /ˈmʌʃ ər/
noun, Alaska and Northern Canada.
1.
a person who competes in cross-country races with dog team and sled.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900; mush2 + -er1
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Examples for musher
  • When riding the sled, the musher can step down on the brake, driving the plate or hook into the snow to slow the sled down.
  • Accompanied by a professional musher, participants can try both riding in a dogsled and running behind as a musher.

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