teacup

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teacup

the amount a teacup will hold, about four fluid ounces
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Mix the juice of the lemon with a teacupful of water and pour over the pudding.
Recipe: Crumble enough stale bread coarsely to make a teacupful.
My friend neglected to mention that this particular spa was a place where people go to lose weight, and that they would try to pass off as lunch a teacupful of watery soup and half a slice of bread topped with five shreds of dry cheese.