musher

noun
mush·​er | \ ˈmə-shər How to pronounce musher (audio) \
plural mushers

Definition of musher

: one who drives a dogsled over snow The Iditarod race started in 1925 after 20 mushers transported medicine to Nome, Alaska.— Libby Stanford

First Known Use of musher

1899, in the meaning defined above

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“Musher.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/musher. Accessed 5 Apr. 2020.

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