ircop

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ircop definition

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/*r'-kop/ ("IRC" + "op", but with the, presumably intentional, alternate analysis "IRC" + "cop") Someone who is endowed with privileges on IRC, not limited to a particular channel. These privileges include channel op privileges in any channel, but also notably include the ability to disconnect a user from the IRC network.
Ircops are generally people who are in charge of the IRC server at their particular site. Compare op.
(1997-12-12)

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