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Subject
1902 | Subject (in logic) | DPP 2:609

That part of a proposition whose function it is to ‘indicate,’ or denote, what it is of which the proposition is a sign […], and which it signifies, or indirectly images, in the predicate.

1904 [c.] | New Elements (Kaina stoiceia) | EP 2:305

If a sign, A, only denotes real objects that are a part or the whole of the objects denoted by another sign, B, then A is said to be a subject (or substantial part) of B.