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ἕννυμι The Root was ϜΕΣ, cf. Lat. vestio put clothes on another, c. dupl. acc., κεῖνός σε χλαῖνάν τε χιτῶνά τε ἕσσει he will clothe thee in cloak and frock, Od.
II.Mid. and Pass., c. acc. rei, to clothe oneself in, to be clad in, put on, to wear, Hom.; ἀσπίδας ἑσσάμενοι, of tall shields which covered the whole person, Il.; [ξυστὰ] εἱμένα χαλκῶι shafts clad with brass, id=Il.; and by a strong metaph., λάϊνον ἕσσο χιτῶνα thou hadst been clad in coat of stone, i. e. stoned by the people, id=Il.:—metaph. also, φρεσὶ εἱμένοι ἀλκήν id=Il.

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