The Commens Dictionary
Quote from ‘Short Logic: Chapter I. Of Reasoning in General’
A symbol is a sign naturally fit to declare that the set of objects which is denoted by whatever set of indices may be in certain ways attached to it is represented by an icon associated with it.
‘Symbol’ (pub. 05.05.13-11:35). 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-short-logic-8.