The Commens Dictionary
Quote from ‘Pragmatism’
A predicate may be described as a blank form of proposition from which when each blank has been filled with a proper name, a proposition, or assertion, however nonsensical, will result.
EP 2:427; MS [R] 318:33
‘Predicate’ (pub. 13.10.15-15:50). Quote in M. Bergman & S. Paavola (Eds.), The Commens Dictionary: Peirce's Terms in His Own Words. New Edition. Retrieved from http://www.commens.org/dictionary/entry/quote-pragmatism-30.