What is the role of Adam in the play, "As You Like It"?

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"Adam is ill-treated by Oliver, and after the two brothers quarrel and physically struggle, he sides with Orlando and casts his fortune with him. He gives Orlando all of the money he has managed to save and travels with him to the Forest of Arden."

He is the former servant of Sir Rowland de Bois, he accompanies Orlando, pledging not only his support, but all his money to fund the journey into exile.