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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Laboratory  \Lab"o*ra*to*ry\,  n.;  pl  {Laboratories}.  [Shortened 
  fr  elaboratory;  cf  OF  elaboratoire  F.  laboratoire  See 
  {Elaborate},  {Labor.}]  [Formerly  written  also  {elaboratory.}] 
  The  workroom  of  a  chemist;  also  a  place  devoted  to 
  experiments  in  any  branch  of  natural  science;  as  a  chemical, 
  physical,  or  biological  laboratory.  Hence  by  extension,  a 
  place  where  something  is  prepared,  or  some  operation  is 
  performed;  as  the  liver  is  the  laboratory  of  the  bile. 

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