current (adj.) Old form(s): currant
accepted, genuine, taken at face value
1H4 I.iii.67[Hotspur to King Henry, of a lord] let not his report / Come current for an accusation
R3 II.i.96[Richard to King Edward] some ... / Deserve not worse than wretched Clarence did, / And yet go current from suspicion! [i.e. be taken as genuine and are not tainted by suspicion]
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