London: It is a defining moment for the humble custard cream: the crispy biscuit has finally made it into the Oxford English dictionary.

Literary experts included the popular vanilla-filled snack after nine out of 10 people in the U.K. voted it their top biscuit in a survey.

“Noun. Biscuit with vanilla-flavoured cream filling,” reads its definition .

The treat was invented 100 years ago. — PTI